Julian Po

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Julian Po ★★½ The Tears of Julian Po 1997 (PG-13)

Nondescript bookkeeper Julian Po (Slater) has his car break down near an isolated mountain community and immediately comes under suspicion when he checks into the local boarding house, which never gets any guests. And the next day Julian's car has vanished, stranding him in nowherestown. The locals become convinced he's a hit man and demand explanations. Julian unexpectedly blurts out that the only person he's planning to kill is himself. Immediately the center of attention, Julian becomes confessor to everyone's darkest secrets and a recipient of their constant kindnesses but since he really doesn't intend to off himself, he's also got some unexpected problems. 82m/C VHS, DVD . Christian Slater, Robin Tunney, Michael Parks, Frankie Faison, Harve Presnell, Allison Janney, Cherry Jones, LaTanya Richardson Jackson, Dina Spybey, Zeljko Ivanek; D: Alan Wade; W: Alan Wade; C: Bernd Heinl; M: Patrick Williams.