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Eric Mitchell ...
Max Menace
Anya Phillips ...
Doll
Patti Astor ...
Fili Harlow
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Dee Trik (as Deborah Harry)
Josiane Grizeau ...
Zazu Weather (as Terens Séverine)
Robin Crutchfield ...
Fido Hex
Kitty Sondern ...
Kit Bag
Duncan Hannah ...
King Bag / Shake
Steven Kramer ...
Mouse
Susan Morris ...
Mo Bag
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Amos Nitrate
David Forshtay ...
For Bag
Pusante Byzantium ...
Skratch / Rumanian
Ana Marton ...
Fullee / Rumanian
Chirine El Khadem ...
Mr. Kool
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European secret agent Max Menace arrives in New York City, waiting for his contact to tell him his assignment. He becomes entangled with an assortment of odd characters and situations, but never learns why he's there. Written by Erich Mees

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Max Menace: When we dream that we dream, we are beginning to wake up.
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Punk D-I-Y movie cannot be dismissed
4 February 2002 | by (Universal City, TX) – See all my reviews

A step forward from "Unmade Beds," this black-and-white, semi-improvised movie with late '70s punk elements is obviously influenced by Godard and Warhol (as Amos Poe frankly admits on the DVD commentary). Yes, it has its maddening, amateurish elements (such as bad sound), but it also has something intriguing going on in the photography and in the idea of minimal, "existential" filmmaking. Poe reports that Jim Jarmusch liked this film and it influenced his "Permanent Vacation"--one can see this clearly.


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