Wake is a 2009 comedy drama romance independent film directed by Ellie Kanner. It features Bijou Phillips, Ian Somerhalder, Jane Seymour, Danny Masterson, and Marguerite Moreau. When things get tough for Carys Reitman (Bijou Phillips), she does what any emotionally isolated, modern girl would do - she goes to strangers' funerals. At one fateful funeral, she meets Tyler (Ian Somerhalder), a man mourning his fiancée. Despite the warnings of her undertaker best friend Shane (Danny Masterson) and her roommate Lila (Marguerite Moreau), she finds herself connecting to someone for the first time.