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Drawing Flies (1996)

 -  Comedy  -  26 February 2002 (USA)
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A young man, with the help of his unsuspecting roommates, hikes through the Canadian wilderness in search of Sasquatch.

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Hippy Chick (as Lauren Lyle)
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Pierre
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Lisa Zimmerman ...
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Donner and his roomates are out of money and about to get evicted from their home. So as a diversion from their situation, he invites them to his father's cabin in the Canadian wilderness. They all go along, but soon learn that there's no cabin - he's really trying to find Sasquatch. Written by <jgp3553@yahoo.com>

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A good monster is a terrible thing to waste

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This film has rarely been seen before the DVD Release. It has only been seen at film festivals before. See more »

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Donner: Don't ever touch my fucking map
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Jon Knowles - thieving production assistant See more »

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Referenced in An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) See more »

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The Party Rages On
Written by Jason Zumpano
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Takes me back...
19 May 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

One of the things I enjoyed most when I began to seriously study films was finding (at art houses, for the most part, or at screenings on college campuses) the early efforts of neophyte filmmakers. DRAWING FLIES reminds me of the feeling of satisfaction one gets after a long, arduous search when one comes away from a new discovery feeling that the running time was time well spent. At no point in the proceedings was I bored. There may be some unevenness (mostly of a technical nature, which is the bane of all no-budget productions), but this is excellent low budget filmmaking; take it from someone who's been there and done that. Would make a good double-bill with Onur Tukel's black and white first film, HOUSE OF PANCAKES.


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