In Memory of My Father
In Memory of My Father (2006)

Three brothers return home to attend their late father's wake, only to find that the only hope for moving in is to finally sort through their own quandaries, flaws, and failings in director Christopher Jaymes' quirky, seriocomic… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 1, 2006
DVD Release Date: February 10, 2009
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Wally Hammond
Time Out

If you're a fan of jaundiced views of Hollywood or unedifying portraits of dysfunctional families, look no further.

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Owen Williams
Empire Magazine

Despite the dark tone, the likeably unlikeable ensemble cast is uniformly excellent, and there are some real laughs to be had.

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Erik Childress

There is not a false emotion running through In Memory Of My Father. It maintains a screwball sense of absurdity but paces itself to allow the humanism to shine through.

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Kate Stables
Total Film

There's more than a whiff of Festen and Altman in first-time director Christopher James's frantic, enjoyably overstuffed funeral drama.

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Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Jaymes and his castmates nail the characters and the dialogue

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Leigh Singer

Self-aware but self-regarding indie navel gazing; no cause for celebration.

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Eric D. Snider

Hand-held cameras and semi-improvised dialogue lend it realism, while the flurry of well-crafted comic situations it creates brings it to heights of hilarity.

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