Last Flag Flying Page #2

Synopsis: Thirty years after they served together in Vietnam, a former Navy Corpsman Larry "Doc" Shepherd re-unites with his old buddies, former Marines Sal Nealon and Reverend Richard Mueller, to bury his son, a young Marine killed in the Iraq War.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Director(s): Richard Linklater
Production: Amazon Studios
  2 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.9
Metacritic:
65
Rotten Tomatoes:
77%
R
Year:
2017
125 min
$411,864
Website
384 Views


- That's him.

- I told you you'd like this.

- Oh, my God.

- ...that God will take care

of the rest.

Yes, Lord.

Yes, He will. See, it's a powerful thing...

What's he doing?

...when you surrender

to God's will...

Excuse me, could you move over

for a minute?

...and it takes ahold of you,

- a powerful thing... Powerful!

- Yeah!

...when you begin

to take that moment

to look deep inside yourself

and ask the question,

am I willing

to surrender to God's will?

- Yes, yes, yes.

- Well, you know what

they call that,

when God answers?

See, when God answers,

what they call that is

you're having a God moment.

You see, when we stop to ask,

are my choices,

are they Christ-like choices?

I mean, this dude was

a first-class drinker,

gambler, cocksman?

Shh.

Sorry.

Most likely a speed freak, too.

I mean, how did you even find

the place?

- The Internet.

- The Internet.

- Son of a b*tch.

- ...and all of the relationships

where people are counting

on your Christ-like

character...

Yes, sir.

...are trusting

that you will demonstrate

Christ-like integrity.

- Yes. -

- SAL:
Oh, yes!

Amen to that!

Come on. Don't do that.

I see we have,

uh, some visitors

amongst us here today.

Welcome! Welcome, brothers,

to our Sunday services.

Would you care to stand and

perhaps introduce yourselves?

All right, uh, name is Sal.

Salvatore Nealon.

Uh, USMC, sergeant, uh, retired.

Uh... Oh, hey, hey!

Come on. No, come on. Get up.

Guess who this lad is. Huh?

It's Doc.

Huh? Doc.

Also known as Larry Sheppard.

We were in the service together

with your pastor.

Bless my soul.

- Praise God!

- Welcome, brothers, welcome.

Thank you for joining us

in our fellowship this morning.

Mmm.

Oh.

Oh, man, oh, man.

Southern ham. Thank you, ma'am.

All right, so listen up, Ruth,

I'm hoping that this old man

appreciates you.

Oh, I think he does.

'Cause if he ever don't,

you pack your bag

and you come live with Sal.

You don't have a wife?

No, ma'am.

Neither chick nor child.

I do have a lady friend, though.

But she don't cook worth a damn.

She does have other talents,

if you know what I mean.

Um, well, what about you,

Mr. Sheppard?

Are you single or married?

Oh, I married a wonderful

woman, Mrs. Mueller.

Light of my life, my Mary.

Heart as big as anything.

Real pretty girl.

Great big smile.

Mm. Nice.

She, um...

she had a little slowness

because of a thing

when she was born.

Wait, what's that mean?

She's retarded?

No. No.

She could do anything

that anybody else could.

She just was a little delayed.

Huh.

- Great mom, great wife.

- Mm.

Well, what does she do?

Oh, I'm sorry. She...

Um... I lost Mary in January

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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