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Don Verdean – Slow Motion Deadpan Farce!


Don Verdean is a very peculiar movie – as are all of Jared Hess’ films (see: Napoleon Dynamite, Nacho Libre, Gentleman Broncos). If you’re not on his wavelength, chances are you will hate Don Verdean; if you loved his previous work, you will love Don Verdean. It’s just that simple.

Don Verdean, the character, is a self-styled Biblical archaeologist who has built his career on finding artifacts that prove the Bible is true. After a lean period, he begins to message the truth – with all good intentions – and slowly finds his life spiraling out of control.

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Goliath Trailer: Don Verdean!


From the minds that gave us Napolean Dynamite and Nacho Libre comes Don Verdean – a tale of epic Biblical angst and confusion.

Don Verdean is a self-styled Biblical archaeologist who specializes in finding Biblical artifacts. When he comes up short on a very specific commission, things get freaky.

Don Verdean stars Sam Rockwell, Jemaine Clement, Will Forte, Amy Ryan and Leslie Bibb. It is directed by Jared Hess. Check out the trailer following the jump. Don Verdean will be in theaters and on demand on December 11th.

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