On Their Knees (2001)

PG   |    |  Comedy


Two feuding sisters reunite, steal their deceased grandmother's corpse and travel across Canada to the East Coast, meeting all sorts of quirky people along the way.


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24 February 2008 | Sylviastel
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| An unforgettable journey across Canada!
Mo and Willie are half-sisters that were raised by their loving grandmother, Nan. She dies in a nursing home across Canada. The granddaughters decide that she should be buried near her family homestead across country. Mo borrows an ice cream truck and the girls steal the corpse in a body bag from the funeral home or morgue one night. They travel and stop at a motel where they encounter Maury Chakin, a strange motel operator. Willie gets a date that night. Mo and Willie get back on the truck and head cross country but they get broke and need money. They act criminally to get their beloved Nan home and meet their relatives. It has a bittersweet ending but I never get where Sam fits into the family picture. The writer, director, and actress who plays Willie is remembered from her role on a popular Canadian show, Degrassi High. The actress who plays Mo does a believable and authentic job in making me care about her and Willie's relationship. There are some flaws but it's still a great film.

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Genres

Comedy

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Release Date:

11 September 2001

Language

English


Country of Origin

Canada

Filming Locations

Ontario, Canada

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

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