The Pallbearer
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This dark comedy is a clever homage to classic generation gap comedies such as The Graduate (1967), The Last Picture Show (1971) and The Big Chill (1983), filtered through an ironic Generation X lens. Tom Thompson (David Schwimmer) is unemployed and aimless, hovering between childhood and adult responsibilities. A year out of college, Tom can't land a decent job -- he still lives with his mother in Brooklyn. He receives a call from Ruth Abernathy (Barbara Hershey), who informs Tom that her son Bill, Tom's best friend in high school, has killed himself. She wants Tom to deliver the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 42%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Oh God! Who told David Schwimmer he could act???"
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"Nice little rip-off of 'The Graduate.' Actually holds up on its own."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"Not as bad as the title might suggest, maybe a bit too dark a comedy for most audiences. However, it still has some comedic blank spots."
‑ Alex Keen, Trades
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