Channels the spirit of such British comedies as Withnail & I and Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life but fashions a wholly original vision that is sure to become a cult classic … if not simply a classic.
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If a high school troupe started a movie and a real director finished it, with a cast of actors who try too hard, except for Gaffigan and Eisenberg and Pepitone, who don't try at all, this is a run-on sentence and so is The Living Wake.
“The Living Wake” is bizarre. Not everyone will enjoy this film. We at Four-Frames.com did. It’s a Wes Anderson type folklore/fable spoken through the lips of Samuel Beckett. It’s been theatrically released here in Los Angeles for the first time, finally, over two years after its completion.