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Release Date: June 22nd, 2007

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2007

R|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
An alcoholic mob hit man, Frank Falenczyk (Ben Kingsley), is forced into rehab by his boss (Philip Baker Hall). To clean up he gets a sponsor (Luke Wilson) who helps him enroll in a 12 step program. Frank eventually takes a job in a mortuary and begins a new life, falling in love with his attractive co-worker Laurel (Téa Leoni). Frank's idyllic new life is threatened when old associates with bad attitudes and worse intentions start looking for him.

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Téa Leoni, Luke Wilson, Dennis Farina, Philip Hall, Bill Pullman, Jayne Eastwood, Scott Heindl

Director: John Dahl

Genres: Dark comedy

Production Co: Echo Lake Productions, Code Entertainment

Distributors: IFC Films

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  • Dahl found the right actors for every part - Bill Pullman as the cynical Realtor hired to look after Frank, Luke Wilson as the gay AA member assigned as Frank's sponsor, and the always amusing Dennis Farina as Irish mobster Edward O'Leary. show more

  • Leoni is one of the truly distinctive comic actresses we have in the movies today, a tough broad with murderously effective timing and phrasing. show more

  • Its razor-sharp script by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely and the hilariously deadpan comic performances by Ben Kingsley and Tea Leoni make it a consistent pleasure. show more

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