Mitch Glazer’s Passion Play Trailer. Yeah, Now I Get why It’s Going to DVD.

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After a brief stint in theaters around New York and L.A. on May 6, 2011, Mitch Glazer’s 2010 film “Passion Play” will finally be dumped onto DVD May 31. After seeing the trailer, you can sorta see why. I don’t even see the point of this movie, unless it’s just to show off Megan Fox being wooden and Bill Murray being awkwardly evil. Plus, Mickey Rourke’s mashed up face. Don’t forget that.

Nate (Rourke), a small-time jazz musician, is clearly a hard-luck case. Caught trying to break into a car, he is taken off into the desert where his assailant puts a gun to his head. Game over? Not quite. Stumbling into a circus pitched amidst the vast expanses of the southwest desert, Nate finds himself drawn to the exotic beauty of Lily (Fox), the Bird Woman. Lily is cold and dismissive; socializing with customers is not her scene. But it dawns on her that this gentle giant may well be her way out of a life of eccentric exposition. Nate is protective and understanding, and to him her aquiline beauty is a magic part of her uniqueness. As their bond deepens, Nate finds that his dreams of bliss are about to be thwarted by Happy Shannon (Murray), a cucumber-cool businessman with deep pockets and an eye for the bizarre.

Starring Megan Fox, Mickey Rourke, Bill Murray, Rhys Ifans, Kelly Lynch, Rory Cochrane, Bud Cort, Chris Browning and directed by Mitch Glazer.

Get more images and videos in our “Passion Play” preview page.


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  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    FDrom “The Wrestler” to this. SIgh, gotta love people like Depp, McGregor, Farrell, Olyphant and others for picking their roles wisely. Sure they all have an off film but not like this.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    FDrom “The Wrestler” to this. SIgh, gotta love people like Depp, McGregor, Farrell, Olyphant and others for picking their roles wisely. Sure they all have an off film but not like this.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    FDrom “The Wrestler” to this. SIgh, gotta love people like Depp, McGregor, Farrell, Olyphant and others for picking their roles wisely. Sure they all have an off film but not like this.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    FDrom “The Wrestler” to this. SIgh, gotta love people like Depp, McGregor, Farrell, Olyphant and others for picking their roles wisely. Sure they all have an off film but not like this.

  • Anonymous

    Why does this look like a low-budget, direct-to-video crime noir from the early/mid-90’s?

  • hate-the-haters

    I saw it at it’s TIFF premiere and loved it – as did the audience who gave it a huge ovation. Heard it got killed at a press screening the following day and hater-bloggers have been kicking the sh*t outta it ever since. It’s not a film for everyone, especially in these cynical, hateful times, but it really does not deserve the crap it’s getting…

  • hate-the-haters

    I saw it at it’s TIFF premiere and loved it – as did the audience who gave it a huge ovation. Heard it got killed at a press screening the following day and hater-bloggers have been kicking the sh*t outta it ever since. It’s not a film for everyone, especially in these cynical, hateful times, but it really does not deserve the crap it’s getting…