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For Heaven’s Sake


Comedians Mike Mildon and Jackson Rowe produce and star in this interesting cross between a comedy and a true-crime documentary produced by Funny or Die. The two best friends head to Ontario, Canada to uncover the truth about the fate of Mildon’s great-great-uncle, Harold Heaven, who disappeared under mysterious circumstances in 1934. It doesn’t sound much like a laughing matter, but the two amateur detectives approach the case by employing every cliche of the true crime genre (of which they are clearly fans), including dramatic re-enactments, interviews with colorful local characters, and the pursuit of personal enlightenment through the act of investigation.

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From John Doyle at Globe and Mail:

As true-crime, it’s an intriguing cottage-country mysteries. As offbeat comedy, it’s loopy and charming. Full Review

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