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Dropping Out (2000)

Emile Brockton, depressed by his monotonous life, decides to commit suicide, which proves to be just the beginning of his journey.

Director:

Mark Osborne

Writer:

Kent Osborne
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2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

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Kent Osborne ... Emile
David Koechner ... Henry
Vince Vieluf ... Andrew
Adam Arkin ... Scott Kayle
John Stamos ... Ronny
Katey Sagal ... Wendy
Fred Willard ... Paul Blanchard
Doug Savant ... Doctor
Jennifer Elise Cox ... Mellissa
Dylan Haggerty Dylan Haggerty ... Bob
Sasha Barrese ... Heather
Aimee Graham ... Alicia
Jeffy Branion ... Alex
Mara Holguin ... Sam
Jeannie Roshar ... Dr. Kitteredge
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Storyline

Emile Brockton enjoys TV, chicken pot pies, and...well, not much else. His life has become a meaningless procession of banal activities that prompt him to spice things up the only way he can devise: by killing himself. However, the road to suicide is filled with distractions, and these create the ultimate conundrum for him. It turns out there's quite a market for autobiographical snuff flicks, and Emile's new acquaintance from work (who is a few tacos shy of a combo plate) decides to document his demise. Written by Polly_Kat

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Emile Brockton thought his life was going nowhere...until he decided to end it. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

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Dropping Out

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2000 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Henry: [singing restaurant jingle] Domo Arigato, Taco Gato!
[beat]
Henry: Domo!
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weaker then I expected based on the plot.
19 October 2000 | by martynukSee all my reviews

The plot & idea were quite interesting and deserved a much more professional implementation. Both acting and directing seemed amateur at times.

I was disappointed that this supposedly independent film had very weak and quite Hollywood-style ending.


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