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Harmony and Me (2009) Movie on DVD

Harmony and Me 2009 DVD

Director & Writer: Bob Byington
Screenplay: Bob Byington
Starring: Justin Rice, Kevin Corrigan, Pat Healy, Kristen Tucker

Harmony and Me 2009 Hospital Scene

Trying hard to deal with his personal unhappiness on the heels of a current breakup, loquacious younger songwriter Concord’s self-imposed exile into distress serves as a supply of irritation to his headstrong mom, and a curious supply of amusement to his eccentric mates.

Harmony and Me represents a lot of what’s fantastic and contemporary concerning the latest wave of ultra-low-budget American unbiased filmmaking.

Although at first seemingly offhanded to the purpose of haphazard, the movie reveals itself to have a finely tuned building and acute sense of rhythm and character, hitting its marks simply so for beats of laugh-out-loud comedy and delicate, surprising emotional readability.

Harmony and Me 2009 Outside Scene

Concord (Justin Rice interview) has not too long ago damaged up together with his girlfriend Jessica (Kristen Tucker), however as he’ll inform anybody of his damaged coronary heart, “she hasn’t completed the job, she’s nonetheless at it.” Byington coaxes a carefully spirited efficiency from Rice, and makes area for an array of supporting characters performed by a crew of unbiased movie personalities together with Kevin Corrigan, Alex Karpovsky and Nick Offerman.

Any filmmaker who makes use of Jonathan Richman’s tune “Authorities Heart” as a working theme clearly is aware of a factor or two concerning the collision of joyous whimsy and bittersweet melancholy and Byington, working with editor Frank Ross, fashions the movie into one thing of an unintended musical.

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All through, Concord is taking piano classes and dealing on a tune referred to as “Ending Touches,” scenes which might be of their means each bit as affecting because the songwriting sequences in “As soon as.” As nicely, the movie’s unlikely centerpiece is a marriage singer (Bob Schneider) inappropriately directing MoMa premiere on DigitalJournal with a love tune for the bride. (The uproariously slow-burning groom is performed by Byington himself.)

After a profitable competition run, Byington is distributing “Concord” himself. It’s maybe a little bit of a stretch (however not by a lot) to think about the movie as one thing of a metaphor for the up to date state of unbiased movie, as “Concord and Me” winds up being not about triumph or successful however about perseverance, acceptance and discovering contentment with the place you’re at.

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Slight, indifferently shot, and completely missing in ballast, Concord and Me‘s sole justification for being is that it’s persistently very humorous. Concord (Justin Rice) has a life filled with (ha!) discord; obsessing over his ex, Jessica (Kristen Tucker), he floats by means of a boring tech job, takes piano classes, and usually screws round within the form of low-stakes financial free-fall {that a} faculty city like Austin, Texas, can maintain.

Concord ought to theoretically be a comedy of awkwardness—it’s obtained ugly damaged marriages, pedophile jokes, and a suicide try—however, with hilarious dialogue, it’s poised on the actual candy spot the place awkward encounters don’t make the viewers themselves uncomfortable, simply amused. Director Bob Byington understands comedian modifying, chopping scenes to their essence—hardly ever longer than a 7×7 Independent Film Festival minute—and will get essentially the most out of a pointy solid.

His movie is regularly quotable on Harmony and Me DVD, from Concord’s question to a pal driving his mother’s cracked-windshield minivan—”Is that like an ongoing adrenal rush of low shallowness?”—to a morning-after change with a deranged neighbor (She: “You bought some in my hair.” He: “That wasn’t unintentional”).

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It’s deceptively unfastened, however at all times on level—like Bottle Rocket, solely with no visible type, stakes, rigidity, or actual substance. Nothing fallacious with that.

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Body the Movie DVD – Thai with English Subtitles

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Movie Review:

Chon is an engineering pupil residing in a rented home in Bangkok together with his sister, Aye. Chon is having unhealthy goals, wherein he’s visited by a ghostly lady who seems to have been dismembered and put again collectively. He additionally sees a misshapen black cat and infrequently sees a fetus. Chon typically finds himself in locations, similar to a musical efficiency, and can’t bear in mind how he obtained there.

Body 2007

After Chon slices his finger open whereas cleansing some prawns for dinner (the prawns had began transferring round and bleeding profusely), Chon’s medical pupil sister Aye takes him to the hospital in our Wikipedia entry.

Chon is ultimately referred to a Dr. Usa for psychiatric remedy. It turns into obvious to Dr. Usa that there’s some connection between Chon, herself and her more and more distant husband, Dr. Sethee.

In the middle of Usa’s investigation, she discovers there’s a connection between her husband and a mysterious college lecturer, Dr. Dararai, who possesses supernatural powers of hypnosis.

Body 2007 Horror Movie

In the meantime, Chon watches other horror movies on DVD, and they’re turning into more and more horrifying and actual. He’s repeatedly drawn to a spare room in his home, and when he opens the door, he sees a person chopping up a physique. When the person turns his head to take a look at Chon, the person’s face is Chon’s. It seems to be one other dream and after discovering that Dararai has gone lacking he realises that Dararai is lifeless and speaking with him, Dararai asks him to seek out her.

A educating assistant whom Usa questioned about Dararai finally ends up being killed in a grotesque accident involving barbed wire round a college museum exhibit. A younger physician additionally meets his finish in a vat of acid after speaking to Chon about Dararai.


Chon involves the conclusion that whoever tells of Dararai’s disappearance is killed and tries to cease the killings, however is all the time too late.

Again at their rented home Chon is being affected by Dararai once more who continuously says “discover me” and now discovers a secret room in the home (the one in his goals) which he suspected earlier behind a cabinet and discovers burnt images of Dararai and Sethee in what appears to be an intimate relationship. It now emerges that Sethee had an affair with Dararai and that Dararai took images of themselves in mattress with one another. Dararai wished to blackmail Sethee with the images or inform Usa and in consequence Sethee met up with Dararai, drugged her drink, injected her with a paralysing liquid and chopped her to become a huge hit in Taiwan movie review (within the hidden room that Chon finds).Body 2007 Poster

Chon is about to inform Usa that her husband has killed Dararai however whereas at her home he’s once more attacked by Dararai’s ghost who says she is going to kill his sister, enraged Chon stabs her with a pole in entrance of Usa and Sethee’s daughter Might. After seeing Might (who’s scared and terrified) he leaves to seek out his sister.

These occasions between Usa, Chon, Sethee and Dararai(and her ghost) result in the college hospital’s morgue, and physique quantity 19. Chon goes to the morgue and discovers that the physique within the morgue, which is in drawer 19, is definitely Chon’s physique. Chon has, the truth is, died a few years in the past and Sethee who has a a number of persona dysfunction believes that he’s Chon when in actuality he has killed the educating assistant, the physician and has stabbed his personal spouse Usa who he believed was Dararai’s ghost when he was believing he was Chon.

He’s arrested however due to his psychological well being points his trial is placed on maintain. A flashback happens again to the scene when he’s about to drug Dararai’s drink. It’s revealed that Dararai was conscious that Sethee has drugged her drink hypnotises him and provides the movie English subtitles even for Taiwanese who watched this movie.

The flashback finishes and he’s being escorted to jail in a van together with his Attorneys within the van(to guard his security). He escapes out of the van and runs from the police and legal professionals, He runs in entrance of one other van that’s carrying steel poles on high. The van stops in time and would not run over Sethee however the steel poles are flung off the van and so they all hit and impale Sethee. He’s left on the street with a lot of steel poles pieced inside him.

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The final scene reveals Sethee in hospital being operated on, he’s unconscious however all of a sudden Dararai’s ghost seems and it seems her ghost wasn’t a part of Sethees psychological thoughts for Buddhist believers which was actual and manipulated Sethee. She lastly reveals that she forgives him and after clicking her fingers his thoughts goes again to regular however this makes Sethee acutely aware once more and wakes him up midway by means of his operation leaving him screaming in ache as Dararai disappears and the ending credit present and the movie on DVD can be found here.

Conclusion – Even if you don’t like subtitles, it’s still a horror movie at it’s best.