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In Memory of My Father (2005)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Drama | 2008 (USA)
The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.

Director:

Chris Jaymes (as Christopher Jaymes)

Writer:

Chris Jaymes (as Christopher Jaymes)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Jeremy Sisto ... Jeremy
Chris Jaymes ... Chris (as Christopher Jaymes)
Matt Keeslar ... Matt
Judy Greer ... Judy
Nicholle Tom ... Nicole
Eric Michael Cole ... Eric
Monet Mazur ... Monet
Pat Healy ... Pat
Christine Lakin ... Christine
Meadow Sisto Meadow Sisto ... Meadow
Todd Rulapaugh ... Todd
Tom Carroll Tom Carroll ... Uncle Aled
David Austin ... Dad
Andrew Henry Andrew Henry ... Andrew
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Crystal Atkins Crystal Atkins ... Girl at Party
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Storyline

A self-proclaimed (somewhat justifiably) film legend bribes his son to document his death under the unquestioning assumption that it will be historically important. The Result; In Memory of My Father, a twisted celebration of a Hollywood family narcissistically dealing with an eventfully frustrating day, regardless of the subtly distracting centerpiece which they're forced to endure; Dad's corpse. Written by Anonymous

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... but what about me?

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA | Austria

Language:

English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Soundtracks

Sleep Around the Clock
Written by Isobel Campbell, Roy Moller, Richard Colburn, Christopher Geddes,
Sarah Martin, Stuart Murdoch, Stuart David and Stephen Jackson
Performed by Belle & Sebastian
Courtesy of Jeepster/Matador
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By far... the best film of 2005 and destined to be a Criterion Collection Film
26 December 2005 | by yanivrSee all my reviews

It seems the other comments talk plenty about the film. I will just add that I've seen the film more than one time and each time... it gets better. The nuances are so honest and the layers within the dynamics of the characters and the situations are so organic, it's a blessing that a film this good ever gets made. At first, it seems that IMOMF would be a specific type of film for a specific type of audience, however the film is one of those films that resonate in your body and stays with you, you find yourself replaying moments for days in your head, strangely wanting to see these moments again. It's honestly suitable for a pretty broad audience which is uncanny. A smart film that can reach a wide audience? It's still possible, and this film is proof of that.


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