The Urn (2008)

The Urn


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Shot in Santa Monica, The Urn follows a very busy week in the life of a Secular Jewish family dealing with their Grandma Sophie's death. Much to her son Joseph's (Stanley Kamel) chagrin, her husband Sol (Fyvush Finkel) has cremated her and insists on carrying her urn everywhere with him. At the same time, Joseph's free-spirited ex-wife Zoe (Rosalee Mayeaux) shows up for the funeral. Their son Daniel (Greg Zola) also makes a surprise appearance: he has been in Israel for two years studying to be … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy
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Written By: Skip Usen
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Writer-director Skip Usen's concept may sound zany, but as a film, it's labored and earns almost no laughs.

Full Review… | February 28, 2008
L.A. Weekly
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You think you've worn this family-friendly yarmulke before, but then [writer/director] Usen splices in so many plot threads, the whole thing unravels.

Full Review… | March 5, 2008
Boxoffice Magazine

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