The Perfect Stranger

Synopsis: 'THE PERFECT STRANGER' tells the story of Nikki, a troubled attorney who one day receives a mysterious dinner invitation from a man claiming to be Jesus of Nazareth. Throughout their evening of conversation, arguments and spirited debate, Nikki learns things she never knew about life, the universe, and most importantly, herself.
Genre: Drama
Production: Dave Christiano Films
90 min

Sarah, the bus just pulled up and

you've got about 3 seconds.

I'm almost ready.

What could possibly take and 8 year

old so long to get ready for school

It's not like she has...

Sarah! Now!

I'm right here.

Here you go peanut.

Wheat bread, no mustard and there

is a big surprise for desert.

You mean an apple.


Now, I packed your warm pijamas

and your flashlight...

And don't talk back to Stephanie's

mother even if Stephanie does it.

I won't.

Have fun... You know how

much mommy loves you.

And I love mommy back.

Now, go hug your dad.

Bye daddy, see you tomorrow.

Tomorrow? What happened

to this afternoon?

Matt, I told you three times.

She's going to campout at

the Edmond's tonight.

Oh! Well, have a good time sweetie.

So I guess you also

probably have forgotten,

that since Sarah is going to be gone...

I thought it would be nice if we

met at Pepino's for dinner tonight.

Remember? Like a date night...

Oh! I can't tonight honey.

Tim's got an extra ticket to the

Cub's game at seven.

Cub's game? And

when did this come up?

Yesterday. His father in law got

seats right behind the dugout.

Matt! I haven't seen you all week!

You've seen me!

Sure! When you get home at 8:30,

exhausted, smelling like Taco Bell.

Honey, I'm a Vice-President.

You knew that was going to

mean more hours.

So I have all day to look forward

to a Friday night by myself.

Why don't you get out and

meet some of the neighbors.

They've been after you to do

something since we've moved in.

Yeah! Chuch stuff, Matt.

They've invited me

to do Church stuff.

Church stuff can be fun.

Oh really?

Why don't you head on over to the

Men's Church ride Cookout.

It sounds a lot more

fun than a ball game.

And I know you've never been.

That's why the inconspicuously

put one of these in our mail box,

every Thursday since we moved here.

Now you're being a little over dramatic.

Why? Because I resent the fact that

I'm stuck home on a Friday night...

and the best you're offering me is...

high tea with the

Jesus freak next door?

I've got to go. I'll be home late. Michigan Avenue Construction

...more Chicago weather forecast.

At the burning bush,

God calls Moses and says:

Moses I want you to go and I want

you to free the people from...

Good morning, Rachel.

Morning, Mrs. Cominsky.

It's Nikki - Mrs. Cominsky

is my mother-in-law.

"You are Invited to a

Dinner with Jesus Christ,


Rachel, could you

come in here please.

Be right there.


Do you know how

this got on my keyboard?

I didn't see anybody

come in here - what is it?

Apparently it's some kind of joke.

Pepino's... it's nice to

know Jesus has good taste -

are you sure he's buying?

Look, if you're just covering

for Les Hudson or Alex-

Les and Alex aren't in today.

I swear, I don't know

how this got in here.

Okay! Thanks!, all it says is, 'You're

invited to dinner with Jesus Christ

Pepino's, seven o'clock...

I'm scared to death that one

of our religious fanatic neighbors

snuck in here last night and left it -

Mom, you don't know these people.

They have been after us for every,

Oh! Wait a minute!

Pepino's? Seven o'clock?

This is Matt!

Pepino's was where I told him

I wanted to have a date night,

and seven o'clock was when he was

supposedly going to the ballgame!

That little... what?

No... things have been...

just about the same...

...maybe this is a sign

he's getting playful again...

I just don't get the Jesus part.

Maybe he's just making

fun of the neighbors.

I don't care what the joke is,

just so long as we can sit down...

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