4.9/10
109
2 user

Carlo's Wake (1999)

| Comedy
Carlo's Wake is a black comedy about the life, death and wake of an Italian-American patriarch and his colorful, combative extended family.

Director:

Mike Valerio

Writers:

Rosie Taravella (play), Rosie Taravella (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
1 win. See more awards »

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

More Like This 

Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In Santa Cruz for the summer, a young woman discovers the sport of surfing -- and a family secret as well.

Director: David Mueller
Stars: Aimee Teegarden, Patricia Richardson, Ben Milliken
The Steal (1995)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

A young American computer hackeress is hired by a liberal British lawyer to right the wrong done to a third world country by a London investment company. Even the expertise of her building ... See full summary »

Director: John Hay
Stars: Alfred Molina, Helen Slater, Peter Bowles
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A tangled web of deception and crime. Ellie and her daughter Autumn are in danger, but from who and why they don't know.

Director: Strathford Hamilton
Stars: Helen Slater, Billy Zane, Kelly LeBrock
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

An aspiring actress gets a housesitting job and finds herself in a cat-and-mouse game with a deadly ex-con.

Director: Ken Wiederhorn
Stars: Michael Madsen, Helen Slater, Jeffrey Tambor
Echo Park (2014)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Two people struggling to find their way in and out of unhappy relationships and unhappy lives, whilst a foreigner to the love equation struggles to comprehend their love-fueled decisions.

Director: Amanda Marsalis
Stars: Mamie Gummer, Anthony Okungbowa, Maurice Compte
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and ... See full summary »

Director: Mel Damski
Stars: Patrick Dempsey, Helen Slater, Dan Schneider
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Written and directed by ER (1994) castmember Lily Mariye, this gritty, sexually frank coming-of-age story has won 11 awards. Set in inner-city Los Angeles. Stars the immensely sympathetic ... See full summary »

Director: Lily Mariye
Stars: Nichole Bloom, Courtney Mun, Jessica Tuck
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Two girls try hard to find job as musicians. One of them play the cello and the other the violin. They have very little money, even to pay the rent. One day a friend (who is a drug dealer) ... See full summary »

Director: Catlin Adams
Stars: Helen Slater, Melanie Mayron, Adam Shaw
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two months shy of their wedding, a couple decide to allow each other last flings until their wedding.

Director: Wallace Wolodarsky
Stars: Jay Mohr, Julianne Nicholson, Andy Richter
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A young woman defends her life against two intruding criminals.

Director: Douglas Jackson
Stars: Helen Slater, Christopher Heyerdahl, Andrew McCarthy
No Way Back (1995)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

When F.B.I. Agent Zack Grant's partner is killed during a blown-up operation, he attempts to find the person responsible. Mafioso Frank Serlano believes Zack is responsible for his only ... See full summary »

Director: Frank A. Cappello
Stars: Russell Crowe, Helen Slater, Etsushi Toyokawa
Drama | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

There are many things in life that could do a number on a man's masculinity. Lenny Babbitt has his identity and manhood challenged when his wife Tracy leaves him for a female doctor named ... See full summary »

Director: Vohn Regensburger
Stars: Marie Avgeropoulos, Eric Roberts, Daphne Zuniga
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Christopher Alessi Christopher Alessi ... Fr. Jimmy Cozanato
Yareli Arizmendi ... Lupe
Peter Blackwell Peter Blackwell ... Knights of Sicily: Frank
Carmine Caridi Carmine Caridi ... Uncle Nick
Michael Chiklis ... Marco
Gene Chronopoulos Gene Chronopoulos ... Knights of Sicily: Robert
Robert D'Avanzo Robert D'Avanzo ... Tommy - Cab Driver
Rhoda Gemignani ... Aunt Betty
Gary Kroeger ... Tim Ryan
Juliet Landau ... Anna Torello
Martin Landau ... Carlo Torello
Greg Lewis ... Knights of Sicily: Salvy
Peter Lupus ... Uncle Chavy
Ken Marino ... Antonio Torello
Sam McMurray ... Jerry Brock
Edit

Storyline

Carlo's Wake is a black comedy about the life, death and wake of an Italian-American patriarch and his colorful, combative extended family.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Very heart-warming funny film...
15 August 2006 | by skipspiroSee all my reviews

Loved the film. Very touching. Very moving. Saw it several times. The writing was very superior, as well as the acting. Stellar ensemble cast of very notable talent.

Whether you were from an Italian background or not, the characters were very believable. Despite the dark nature of the story, this was a very funny film. Each of the characters seemed like people you knew, very familiar, very down to earth...

The music was evocative without distracting. Every element of the production was there to serve the story, which is the way it should be.

Highly recommended. Look forward to seeing it out on DVD someday.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 2 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed