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Release Date: July 13th, 2012

DVD Release Date: December 4th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
Actors start a unique business where they impersonate deceased people to help their clients through the grieving process.

Cast: Aris Servetalis, Ariane Labed, Aggeliki Papoulia, Stavros Psyllakis, Johnny Vekris, Erifili Stefanidou

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The climax errs on the side of the overwrought and overdetermined, like an earnest adolescent's first attempt at a short story. And yet Papoulia's extraordinary performance lingers, as does the film's provocative existential fog. show more

  • The movie focuses tightly and obviously on role playing, but the most unsettling observations concern how fragile it all is - our health, our minds, our denial of death. show more

  • Both a companion piece to and in many ways a reversal of "Dogtooth," it builds on that film's surreally terse style and notions of communication and identity without diluting its singularity or concentration. show more

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