A Film with Me in It
A Film with Me in It (2008)

Director Ian Fitzgibbon crafts this darkly comic tale, produced and set in Ireland, about a dissolute scriptwriter and a dejected actor who become unwittingly drawn into a labyrinthine mess when several people experience bizarre accidental… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 8, 2010
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Critic Score: 62% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Things after the halfway point move from the ridiculous to the stupid.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

An often wickedly funny and witty dark comedy that becomes somewhat uneven in tone and eventually loses its steam as well as its bite.

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Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

It feels like a television episode gone on too long.

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Simon Foster
sbs.com.au

No amount of sly, beguiling Irish charm can overcome the inherent stupidity of the lead characters or the increasingly not-funny-just-hopeless situations in which they find themselves.

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Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

The smarmily organic execution pivots upon unpredictable flourishes of postmodern reflexivity and quiet nods to the perplexing traditions of Irish storytelling.

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Dom Romeo
FILMINK (Australia)

The epilogue leaves you feeling hollow and empty, but as a less-than-satisfying film concludes, you may also realise that this is entirely the point.

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Robert Levin
Critic's Notebook

It's a small picture that embraces its smallness, centered on a self-reflexive premise and some twisted, punishing campy humor.

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Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

If Mark and Pierce had been two people whose welfare I cared more deeply about, the film might have carried me for the duration. As it is, they were a bit like guests who stayed too long at dinner.

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Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)

Shot digitally on a low budget, the film is basically a one-joke concept spun out to 90 minutes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Superbly strange. Perfect hilarity!! I knew I'd love this after about 5 minutes. A witty score, dark script, poker-faced characters - and the most deadpan,… More
Lesley N
This is one of those films you'll either love or you'll wonder why you & they bothered. I'm "b".