Impolite

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Impolite Review


Robert Wisden's obituary writer is an amusing take on the "alcoholic reporter investigates a mysterious death," but even though the movie tries to acknowledge and have fun with its cliches, it never really adds anything new to what has become an increasingly tired genre now relegated to the post-midnight hours on Cinemax.

Impolite, made back in 1992, only now gets its home video and DVD release, and it's apparently Christopher Plummer's cameo that has earned it such a merit. No one else in the film has gone on to, well, anything, and Wisden has the generic look of any one of a hundred blonde male wannabes that have come and gone through the history of Hollywood.

A couple of clever and humorous scenes do not a great movie make, and Wisden's investigation is so lacking in motivation the viewer never gets drawn in. Many of the supporting cast members are memorable enough, but the story itself is so mundane it's hard to get excited about it.



Impolite

Facts and Figures

Run time: 98 mins

In Theaters: Wednesday 16th September 1992

Distributed by: Vanguard

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

IMDB: 5.6 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: David Hauka

Producer:

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