“Irrepressibly hilarious” 4 STARS CRITICS’ CHOICE
“One of the most original American movies of the decade”
“Precise, hilarious and mind-expanding”
Starring Oscar® nominee Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network) and comedian Mike O’Connell (Funny People) director Sol Tryon’s critically acclaimed debut feature is a timeless fairytale with a biting sense of humour, sure to be a cult classic.
When self-proclaimed genius K. Roth Binew (O’Connell) learns his life will be cut short by a grave but unnamed illness, he decides to go out in style – with a living wake. Accompanied by his faithful assistant Mills (Eisenberg), K. Roth spends his final day on earth revisiting all the people who touched his life – from the village prostitute to his estranged mother – in order to invite them to his grand finale.
Extensive DVD bonus features, including "The Re-Education of Mills Joquin", a short film which chronicles the early friendship of K. Roth Binew and Mills Joquin; “Musings with K. Roth Binew" featurettes; deleted scenes; a commentary with Jesse Eisenberg, director Sol Tryon and cinematographer Scott Miller and a commentary with Mike O’Connell and co-writer Peter Kline.