Wristcutters: A Love Story

Wristcutters: A Love Story
  • 2007
  • US
  • 1h 30min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Goran Dukić
  • Cast: Patrick Fugit, Shannyn Sossamon, Shea Whigham, Leslie Bibb, Tom Waits
  • Website: www.wristcutters.com

An absurdist purgatorial romantic comedy (yes, another one of 'them') following a depressed youngster (Fugit) through a post-suicide limbo-land of soulless retail parks and pizza places. He takes off on a road trip with a morose Russian rocker (Whigham) and a sassy Goth girl (Sossamon), pitching up at a weird trailer park community run by benevolent old codger Kneller (a perfectly cast Tom Waits). It's an inspired, clever and offbeat spin on 'The Wizard of Oz', of course, with Waits standing in for the Wiz.

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Wristcutters: A Love Story

15 Nov 20073 stars

There’s a thick-blooded vein of Slavic humour running through Croatian writer-director Goran Dukic’s absurdist purgatorial romantic comedy. Adapted from Israeli writer Etgar Keret’s short story, Kneller’s Happy Campers, Dukic’s feature debut boasts a…

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