Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself

Release Date: March 12, 2004
Limited release

Renee Russo continues to drink from the fountain of youth.

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Danish director Lone Scherfig, who had a minor hit with her Dogme film Italian for Beginners (a cute film worth renting, particularly if you’re only familiar with Dogme films as somber), returns with this English language non-Dogme offering. Harbour and Wilbur are brothers, who have grown up motherless in Scotland. Her absence has meant that Harbour, the older brother, has had the responsibility of looking after Wilbur, a task made more difficult by the fact that Wilbur is suicidal. That changes when Alice, a cleaning lady from the local hospital, and her daughter enter the brothers’ bookstore. Sounds a bit like Harold and Maude minus a septuagenarian. (Dan Krovich/BOP)




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Main Cast Jamie Sives, Adrian Rawlins
Supporting Cast Shirley Henderson, Lisa McKinlay, Mads Mikkelsen, Julia Davis, Susan Vidler
Director Lone Scherfig
Screenwriter Anders Thomas Jensen, Lone Scherfig
Distributor ThinkFilm
Trailer Click Here for Trailer
Official Site http://www.iconmovies.com.au/wilbur/index.html
Rating R
Running Time 111 minutes
Screen Count 2
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