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Help from Above

USA 2019
produced by
Joshua Nelson for LAS Productions
directed by Joshua Nelson
starring Kenny Ledee, Katie Raulerson, Mary Zaroura, Lara J Barry, Bryan Murray, Lucas Tremper, Bill King, Julia Wyrzuc, Chelsea Amaro, Cynthia Chang, Saniye Reyhan, Michael Daly, Keith Saliski, Kameisha Grubbs, Israel Acevedo
written by Joshua Nelson

review by
Mike Haberfelner

Stephanie (Mary Zaroura) is a therapist specializing in couple counseling - but she's totally fed up with her job, as it seems none of her patients seem to use common sense to solve their problems or have totally contradicting expectations and still expect her to solve their problems. So eventually she snaps and insults her patients and chases them out of her office. But fortunately, there's help - and it's coming from God (Kenny Ledee) ... no really, God is a rather unassuming Puerto Rican with a garish fashion sense who happens to specialize in couple therapy. And it seems he has good if eccentric advice for everybody (advice that not always is in line with the bible), and he also sees to it that his patients go through with it, as since God is everywhere, he does show up in their apartments from time to time. That said, is God really God, and if not, how good is his advice then?

 

Help from Above is above everything lots of fun, and that's because it doesn't place its bet just on its central concept - God isn't who you think he is, but he's an eccentric therapist -, but is populated by colourful and well fleshed-out characters with their own character arcs, many of which are rather funny in their own right. Plus, the punchline's quite amusing in itself. Now add to that a solid cast - with especially Kenny Ledee as eccentric God being on the point - and a subtle directorial effort, and you've got yourself a fun film for sure.

 

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