The Late Rufus Jensen
 
 
 
Review Count: 79
Average Rating: 4.58 stars
Genre: Romance
Length: 6 minutes 19 seconds
 
Posted on: February 19, 2006
 
 
Film Description
A metaphysical meditation on the nature of existence.
 
Featured Reviews
- pegleg

I feel vindicated by giving your other movies 4 stars because this is a five star movie. Not sure what I can add that other reviewers haven't already said, but well done!

Posted on March 26, 2006
- Riggaz

A touching movie, i felt myself get drawn into the story more and more as it progressed. My only problem is that, i wish the ending could have turned out nicer, so that he could be with his child and wife again; But i guess in world life never ends with a happy ending.

Posted on March 25, 2006
- ElizabethSusan

Nice work, like the others said, touching! thanks for rating my movie!

Stop by Stellar Perceptions anytime if you would like to see a flick, enjoy the culinary delights or use one of our pristine lavatories!

Posted on March 18, 2006
- erinnicole93

Well certainly I appreciate the thought and moral. Maybe it was a bit preaching when it could have been showing us through the actions of the character and the dialogue. But still, quite nice.

Posted on February 19, 2006
 
Reviews
- ravenlee444

What I loved most about this movie was the message behind it. It was very true and something we do really need to learn. Good job on it. It kept me interested from start to finish.

Just something for a future reference, though, it would be a big help to us viewers if you would slow the subtitles down. They move by far too quickly to read at times. Other than that it was fantastic.

Great movie, keep up the good work.

Posted on April 3, 2008
- stupidmonkey1994

smart and witty plot
better than anything i could ever do though
lots of intelligent and long words

Posted on February 14, 2008
- ArtEscape

Bravo! That was very well done! Ive bookmarked this movie! I loved every bit of it! It makes one think!Thank You once again for sharing! This was truely a work of art. Now let me share with you, PLEASE come visit my studio, Art Escape is made by Jade Kinkade.

Posted on July 27, 2007
- devilboy204

superb movie, nice going m8, you can check out one of my movies if u wish, but this one of yours is sublime

Posted on May 13, 2007
- Trogg

Nice movie, it is good

Posted on November 18, 2006
- wackyal3000

Intresting. Thought provoking stuff and a good idea. Everyone has already said everything worth saying really, so keep it up!

Posted on October 10, 2006
- HISSTORYMN

A touching and moving script complemented with a solid visual representation. Good use of "in game" music. While full VO's are not necessary this movie just cries out for a narration. That does not detract, however, from the overall quality of the film. An impressive job.

Posted on September 12, 2006
- MattchuLB

Very touching emotional moive. Very good job on this one.

Film on!

Posted on September 5, 2006
- LauraJSoffe

This was a really moving film!

I found myself getting lost in the plot! Fantastic!

Posted on August 23, 2006
- Loyd2000

ver nice movie! deep and very moving. sub-titles went a tad fast at times but nevertheless, a very good movie.

Posted on August 9, 2006
- PearsonHouse

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Posted on July 29, 2006
- First_Demand_Productions

A solid movie that gives us a lot to think about...

Posted on July 16, 2006
- cathreese

This is one of the most thoughtful and serious films I've seen on TMO. While it could have used (good) voice acting, and there were a few misplaced fades, the story overcomes that.

Posted on July 9, 2006
- GooDilein

Amazing! As pegleg said, the other reviewers almost said everything :D

Posted on July 6, 2006
- Gaffall

Fine work with scene selection and direction. The film could do with finer editing on the whole and the dialogue struck me as a bit pretentious and very preachy at times. Still, it's nice to see a script around here with some intelligence to it for a change. And with such a heavy subject, the director could certainly have done worse.

I think this film would have benefited from voice-acting, as dialogue-heavy films such as this tend to become confusing without some indication as to who the actual speaker is. On the other hand, this film could have proven disastrous if voice-acting had been implemented poorly.

P.S. Thanks for rating my film! You're the only one so far!

Posted on July 1, 2006
- golfladyca

A heart wrenching expose of what happens when we mortals are afraid to love, afraid of true happiness, afraid that life is too perfect and at any moment it may be lost. The realization of all that he could have been and could have done comes in the afterlife. A reminder of how quickly life passes us by and that we must cherish and embrace every moment. A very touching movie!

Posted on July 1, 2006
- Metropolis

Interisting idea.

Posted on June 29, 2006
- moviedragon5000

Story was one of the best on tmo. but editing needs some work. but the story itself carried the movie... always a good thing.

Posted on June 21, 2006
- baktakor

This is really a very good movie. Good work!

Posted on June 21, 2006
- cooltrip71

Setting - Use of Sets, Scenes, Costumes, and Music - 5
Creativity - Originality and Creativity used in making the film - 5
Story - Plot and Dialog - 5
Technical - Editing, sound and subtitle sync - 5

Posted on June 18, 2006
- JACKRABBIT

Some very choppy editing in the middle and a bit too sacharine for my tastes but an enjoyable piece of philosophical kitch.

Posted on June 18, 2006
- Kieffer

I've always liked the name Rufus.I thought this would suck,but this is so spectacular that it almost made me cry.Im serious this is such a beutiful piece of art im going to download it and keep it forever.This is honored by me in a deep way im not lying.

Posted on June 14, 2006
- alexmex

simply beautifull

Posted on June 5, 2006
- bisonhead

A very well made, well paced film. the 6 minutes flew by.

Posted on June 4, 2006
- Kosc

ACh really great job ! I love it - even without voices movie is great cos u have something to say ... Great essence !

Posted on June 3, 2006
- greentrident

It's amazing how imaginatively people can use sets and costumes in this game. The afterlife was very well done.

Posted on June 3, 2006
- DrMad13

I don't know exactly what to say. For a Romance, it was a tad shortlived. The plot was nonexistant. Obviously, the guy died, and then he and this other angel started talking and talking and talking. The subtitles were okay. I would have portrayed heaven a little lighter and merrier, you had it dark and almost creepy. Very good, as far as the editing goes, but the story was a little lacking. I would have done it differently, but it was still good. Nice job.

Posted on May 25, 2006
- Chykka

I actually understood your words in this movie, unlike the ones left in your reviews lmao your words are real, right? I feel so ignorant :)
A romance movie....something I would get taunted for doing/ cannot pull off. I thought it was good, too many metaphors used :) 'otters by the river' or something like that one too many times, but it made it more interesting to read :)
I wouldn't be surprised if it was the kind of movie high up in the charts of romance, since not many people make them and when they do, execute them poorly. Good job :)

Posted on May 24, 2006
- Coridan

I love a movie that makes you think.

Posted on May 22, 2006
- Kato82

fenominal

Posted on May 20, 2006
- sheelba

a difficult one to review. It's always good to see movies with philosophical themes like alot of my own.
Technically it was okay but some of the editing jarred and in parts it didn't flow as well as it could have.
The language was good but the philosophy in it was a little cheesy and maybe would have benfitted from a more orginal take on the theme. I also have little time I'm afraid for the idea of souls, i'm not convinced of the non-physical nature of consciousness never mind the existane in any part of us of eternal souls. Since this belief was taken as a given it detracted somewhat from the message.

good to see philosophy on TMO

Posted on May 17, 2006
- OlliEntertainment

Great Movie..
Film on!!

Posted on May 17, 2006
- rharnaga

needs voice overs and some parts talk too much instead of "showing"

Posted on May 15, 2006
- Iriseon

Great concepts and dialogue. Creative use of sets and animations.

Posted on May 13, 2006
- Apasas

Although I think this could be presented slightly better, the general story and dialogue were flawless. I give it five stars as much becasue it appeals to my tatse as for any other reason. I quite enjoy things on philosophy and religion like this.

Posted on May 12, 2006
- PaulKnight82

Excellent script with a powerful message well done.

Posted on May 11, 2006
- AxeCinema

aww... good movie. i liked it

plz se my latest movi "neotokyo"

Posted on May 6, 2006
- nicvancamp

Editing+ 1* Direction+ 1* Story+ 1* Sound+ 1* Set & costume design+ 1*=5*
Great set decoration & costumes. Really well written.

***** VISIT MY STUDIO! I RETURN ALL REVIEWS! NEW MOVIES EACH WEEK! *****

Posted on May 1, 2006
- Yogurt_King

I admire any attempt to address philosophical matters via film. Although I don't necessarily agree with the director's take on things, the script is, for the most part, well done. The movie does feel a bit preachy at the end, resolving for us the importance of life instead of leaving such a diverse question more open-ended for the viewer. Editing in spots was excellent, yet in other areas a bit lax.

Posted on May 1, 2006
- SteamLion

This was very well done, i liked the transparent effects and of course the storyline which I've seen done thru other expressions, but it is aways good to see this theme revisited again. Thanks for reviewing my film, I'll study how to slow the subtitles!

Posted on April 30, 2006
- Franklinjake

Wow touching story and a great ending. It shows that there is life after we depart from this world and we should not let life slip away.

Posted on April 25, 2006
- JerryC109

Yeah not bad. I dont think a narrative track is always essential to a film and to say that people shouldn't put movies up without one is doing a diservice to many producers who feel their movies speak for themselves

Posted on April 21, 2006
- Trashman

Although my favorite genre is comedy,I still enjoy other genres as long as they are done well...and this was a nice story which,if the viewer allows themself to go with the flow,delivers a pretty good message.
Well-done dialogue,and the subs were good except in a couple of places where they went too fast,but thats a minor point.
Nicely done.

Posted on April 17, 2006
- steelblade_1

It was a very sad and bittersweet message to enjoy life more while we have it. VO's would have helped, but I'm also just spoiled to them. :)

I gave it 4 stars because of the editing glitches, though. Just keep making them and your attention to details like these will get better. By the time you get $20 for a mic, you will be turning out well-detailed masterpieces. :)

Posted on April 17, 2006
- davart

A bitter sweet movie. Sad in a happy kind of way. I think it works that you didn't have a happy ending. It makes the message more powerfull.

Posted on April 17, 2006
- BLeuth_Productions

Thanks for giving me a 5 on my messed up movie. I really liked the movie...it was touching!

Posted on April 15, 2006
- Drew109

Very touching

Posted on April 15, 2006
- dizzybop

Some beautiful thoughts in there. Being a guy I am opposed to sad movies (LOL) but this was done very well and I liked it.

Posted on April 15, 2006
- nightmare2146

that was a really good movie, well done, not my favourite genre but good movie anyway

Posted on April 14, 2006
- Dbara

Bad

Posted on April 14, 2006
- JosephKw

This film evokes a strong sense of hope and infuses a sense of purpose in life. A truly moving film, with an important message to boot. Well done. And thank you for the honor of bookmarking my studio and two of my films. I hope not to disappoint.

Posted on April 13, 2006
- riott007

You did a great job. I really liked it.

Posted on April 12, 2006
- Legend51

Lots of people have used the word "Touching" about this movie and i certainly can't think of a better one. Heres 5 stars anyway.

Posted on April 12, 2006
- dubblehellox

NOT FUNNY

Posted on April 12, 2006
- wazmaster5794

WOW great heliopolister liked it good

Posted on April 11, 2006
- Evange

Nice Movie, I liked it!

Posted on April 9, 2006
- gangsterinc

The long talking scene in the bathroom could have at least been broken up by close ups and zooms.
With better editing and less repetition this could have been probably a great film but sorry 3 stars better luck with your next film.
Good effort.

Posted on April 8, 2006
- micha83

good movie!
I like this :)

please watch Jekyll and Hyde (new version)
http://movies.lionhead.com/movie/71722

Posted on April 8, 2006
- toddyviney

I think heliopolister is almost becoming a pro at doing this, Great movie, Exreamly good, and what more touching...

Posted on April 7, 2006
- Grand_T

very touching & nicely portrayed, a bit quick on the subtitles, but it's a common problem, excellent job, keep up the good work

Posted on April 5, 2006
- Pisanka

More life than movie:) Good job!

Posted on April 4, 2006
- Mildheadwound

So the way out is the way in? For the record, immortality can only last as long as there is human consciousness to acknowledge it. Therefore, if you want to leave a mark of immortality, forget the arts; just go out to some semi-reclusive spot and in a boulder, or some other time withstanding object, and carve your statement, (or even just your name), so deep that it will take 1000's of years to abolish it! Unfortunately, society can put a real damper on the line of thought, with a few mere sticks of dynomite!

Posted on April 2, 2006
- felix123

I liked it alot the music flowed well at the end and it was emotional.I could tell your experimenting with a different genre and you did well.If you could tell me how to do cutsom backdrops that would be great...maybe in a review for one of my movies:)

Posted on April 1, 2006
- slimspider

bene.

Posted on March 29, 2006
- munderdog

i kind of can't understand that it was ok but the scenes ooh god better luck next time.

Posted on March 26, 2006
- pegleg

I feel vindicated by giving your other movies 4 stars because this is a five star movie. Not sure what I can add that other reviewers haven't already said, but well done!

Posted on March 26, 2006
- Lukok

No comment

Posted on March 25, 2006
- Rik_Vargard

Beatifull movie. Very touching story. All nicely put together. Great job!

Posted on March 25, 2006
- Riggaz

A touching movie, i felt myself get drawn into the story more and more as it progressed. My only problem is that, i wish the ending could have turned out nicer, so that he could be with his child and wife again; But i guess in world life never ends with a happy ending.

Posted on March 25, 2006
- ES42X

Well I hate romance generally, but this was a decent flick with a message many people try to make and most people ignore. As someone who faces death every single day I agree that it's important to stop worrying about exactly when you might die and concentrate on living your life to the fullest.

Posted on March 21, 2006
- malkyj

Very good movie with an original and interesting storyline. I did feel though that the message was repeated rather too much when only once would have done.

Posted on March 19, 2006
- StokeStudios

A powerful, moving tale, very well-done, I enjoyed it.

Posted on March 19, 2006
- jpwood

You`ve done the least favoured Genre, Romance!, & made it look easy, A well written script Smart editing & an all round polished film. Nice one...

Posted on March 19, 2006
- ElizabethSusan

Nice work, like the others said, touching! thanks for rating my movie!

Stop by Stellar Perceptions anytime if you would like to see a flick, enjoy the culinary delights or use one of our pristine lavatories!

Posted on March 18, 2006
- DK

Good Movie! A little bit to much talking scenes...

Posted on February 28, 2006
- Fateddie

A very touching emotional story, very good subs although a bit pretentious at times, i enjoyed this very much, very original and with a good mesage about how to libe your life, nice one mate.

Posted on February 28, 2006
- Apocryphon

Good theme and nice script but hammered the point home rather repetitively. The long talky bit in the bathroom could have at least been broken up by close ups and zooms.
With a tighter edit and less repetition this could be a little gem.
Good effort.

Posted on February 20, 2006
- chocolatemouse

yes a very touching movie. As said Erin by moments feeling a bit preaching.
But an human movie as i like them. A movie with heart.
Thanks for it
Nose kisss

Posted on February 19, 2006
- erinnicole93

Well certainly I appreciate the thought and moral. Maybe it was a bit preaching when it could have been showing us through the actions of the character and the dialogue. But still, quite nice.

Posted on February 19, 2006