The Living Wake Poster

Release Date: May 21st, 2010

DVD Release Date: August 3rd, 2010

PG-13|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
After his doctor tells him he is dying, a self-important artist (Mike O'Connell) makes preparations for his inevitable demise.

Cast: Mike O'Connell, Jesse Eisenberg, Ann Dowd, Jim Gaffigan, Diane Kagan, Sam Goldfarb

Director: Sol Tryon

Genres: Comedy

Ratings & Reviews

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  • There's nothing more irritating than a piece that strains to be kooky and eccentric, yet one reason The Living Wake ultimately gets to you is that O'Connell is not trying too hard. show more

  • Sol Tryon’s dark, irrepressibly hilarious fable offers highbrow absurdism and low-budget filmmaking at their most clever and outlandish. show more

  • This is a terminally whimsical vanity project that would probably have been a chore to sit through even in its original intended format, a 20-minute stage monologue. show more

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