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Autopsy: A Love Story (2002)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror | 15 June 2002 (USA)
A morgue worker falls for one of his female stiffs.

Director:

Guy Crawford

Writers:

Guy Crawford (screenplay), Tamarie Hargrove (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
John Scott Mills John Scott Mills ... Charlie Bickle
Dina Osmussen Dina Osmussen ... Jane Doe / Jill Patterson
Ginny Harman Ginny Harman ... Mary
Joe Estevez ... Dr. Dale Brodsky
Wendy Crawford Wendy Crawford ... Health Inspector
Jill Seitz Jill Seitz ... Officer Uyness
Robert McClure Robert McClure ... The Captain
Frank Pyles Frank Pyles ... Officer Piles
Greg Hanson Greg Hanson ... Detective #1
Mike Watkiss ... Detective #2 (as Mike Watkis)
Paul DeGruccio Paul DeGruccio ... Detective #3
Keith Arbo Keith Arbo ... Street Bum
Ashley Smith Ashley Smith ... Drunk Party Girl
Morgan Davis Morgan Davis ... Party Girl's Friend
Russell Clay Russell Clay ... The Jumper
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The lonely Charlie Bickle works in a morgue owned by the corrupt Dr. Dale Brodsky cremating bodies and lives with his crippled wife Mary. Dr. Dale illegally sells body parts before the cremation, bribing dirty policemen. When Charlie meets the suicidal Jane Doe, he falls in love for her and dates the corpse until her twin sister comes to the morgue seeking her missing sister. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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morgue | blood | suicide | death | spirit | See All (10) »

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Charlie Bickle has just met the girl of his dreams... Unfortunately she died three days ago.

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Drama | Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Вскрытие трупа: История любви See more »

Filming Locations:

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Some great ideas need others to bring them into fruition...
20 August 2005 | by SWZwickSee all my reviews

Another promising idea sunk by the unwillingness of the creator to let others reel him in. I gave it a nine because I found myself watching the damn thing in spite of the incredibly crappy production values and the unnecessary blah blah. Basically, he creates an intriguing central character, but the actor seems overly aware of the fact that he is being played for humor. Also, too much exposition -- too much background on the living girlfriend -- although the trick of having it revealed as the central character unburdons himself to the dead girlfriend provides a good segue into what is going on. Some of the jokes are brilliant -- but then they repeat themselves over and over and over and over... Again, I gave it a nine because I watched the thing to the end -- despite its glaring faults. Compared to Weekend at Bernie's and other films about stiffs, this one is quite lively. You care about the relationship between the living guy and himself -- and even between himself and the dead girl. It just needs to be made by a real director....


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