The Failures (2003)

  |  Comedy, Romance


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It all starts when Lilly embalms the school mascot, crashes her father's car into her mother's tombstone and ends up trying to help William kill himself. From there things started to get a ... See full summary »


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14 May 2004 | rallygolucky
8
| Humorous & Touching
Initially, I wasn't sure I'd like the film based on the plot/subject... It sounded mean-spirited. But it actually was humorous and touching.

I thought the film did I good job balancing the amount of light sarcastic humor with darker suicidal talk. It wasn't too heavy, nor too light. It could have been deeper, but the fact it wasn't, isn't a complaint ... The film works well as it is.

Another movie at the theaters now (2004) that also revolves around suicide is Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself. Both contain drama & humor. However, while I would consider Wilbur to on the drama side (deep), I'd consider Failures more on the humor side (light).

I also enjoyed most of the various characters in the movie. And I was especially impressed with J. Johnson.

It's well-acted, well-written, and worth seeing.

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