Julian Po (1997)





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Julian Po (Christian Slater), who grew a mustache and gained weight for the role) is a 30-year-old bookkeeper and the kind of person best described as human wallpaper. He is generally quiet but for his tape-recorded journal, which functions as the film's narration. Julian Po is planning to end his life, but before doing so he would like to see the ocean. Unfortunately, his car breaks down in a remote small town before he gets there, and he is stranded. The town is as dull and nondescript as he … More

Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements related to suicide, and for language and some sensuality)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Alan Wade
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 19, 2005
Warner Home Video - Official Site


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Critic Reviews for Julian Po

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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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July 14, 2005

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Audience Reviews for Julian Po

This is a really strange movie, and I didn't care for it. I only saw it because of Slater, and it wasn't worth it. It's not even funny.

Aj V

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I found it interesting like reading a story by Edgar Allen Poe or watching an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

Charles George

It seemed like it would have been a good movie- based on the first hour- but the ending was upsetting. They wanted the ending to seem poetic, but it just left you hanging.

Sabrina F

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