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One Last Thing...

One Last Thing... (2006) is a comedy-drama film produced by HDNet Films and released by Magnolia Pictures. It was screened at the Toronto Film Festival on September 12, 2005 and had a limited release in the USA May 5, 2006. It was directed by Alex Steyermark and written by Barry Stringfellow.

Plot summary

Dylan (Michael Angarano), a high school student with an inoperable brain tumor, lives with his single mother Carol (Cynthia Nixon) in Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania. He is invited on television by a wish-granting organization and stuns viewers with his wish: he wants to spend a weekend alone with supermodel Nikki Sinclair (Sunny Mabrey).

Living in New York City, Nikki is watching television and hears about Dylan’s wish; she is convinced by her agent to see Dylan, but her visit is very brief. Dylan is disappointed and decides to raise money and travel to New York, trying to see Nikki again.

Carol struggles with allowing her sick son (traveling with two friends) to be unsupervised in an unfamiliar city. Nikki has her own problems and is reluctant to even speak to Dylan.

Striking out and growing sicker, Dylan and his friends take a cab back to Pennsylvania, and eventually to the hospital. Surprisingly, Nikki shows up and, at his request, takes Dylan to the beach. They spend the day together talking, fishing, and kissing eventually falling asleep on a blanket.

In the morning, Nikki discovers that Dylan has died. Nikki attends his funeral with friends and family. As he enters the afterlife, Dylan arrives on the beach to see his father, who died years before, fishing. He invites Dylan to join him. Dylan asks his father how he knows this is not a dream. His father replies, "You don't, and you never will".

Costars

Gina Gershon, Johnny Messner, Wyclef Jean, Gideon Glick and Richie Rich costar. Ethan Hawke appears uncredited as Dylan's father.

DVD

The region 1 DVD was released May 23, 2006.

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