The Death of Dick Long

The Death of Dick Long

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Two small-town bandmates try to cover up the death of their third member, Dick, in this black comedy by director Daniel Scheinert (one half of the directing duo known as DANIELS, who made the bonkers Swiss Army Man). More

"From a daring, provocative, outrageous screenplay by Billy Chew, director Daniel Scheinert [...] expertly balances the hilarity and heartache of what happens when dark secrets are dragged kicking and screaming into the light." (Sundance Film Festival)

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2019100 minsUSA
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The Death of Dick Long | Reviews

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NPR

NPR

Dick Long often doesn't seem to know what it's doing from scene to scene, and it's hard to say if that's by design.

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Vulture

Vulture

You can feel your brain melting away as you watch it, and that's not always a bad sensation.

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Variety

Variety

With "The Death of Dick Long," Daniel Scheinert proves himself just good enough a filmmaker to earn the attention he's courting.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

"The Death of Dick Long," until it meanders into a semisincere dramatic dimension, manages to pack in a good number of laughs for a significant amount of time.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

As shocking as its revelations may be, the pic builds through close calls and nervous laughs to a single modest observation: "People sure are inscrutable on their insides, huh?"

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