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Drawing Flies
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Writers:
Malcolm Ingram (written by) and
Matthew Gissing (written by)
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A good monster is a terrible thing to waste
Plot:
A young man, with the help of his unsuspecting roommates, hikes through the Canadian wilderness in search of Sasquatch. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Jason Lee ... Donner

Renée Humphrey ... Meg

Jason Mewes ... Az

Carmen Llywelyn ... Cassidy (as Carmen Lee)
Martin Brooks ... Jake
Gloria Ingram ... Welfare Worker
Kristin Mosier ... Girl working party door / Additional Bigfoot
Sheryl Brooks ... Girl working party door

Joey Lauren Adams ... Hippy Chick (as Lauren Lyle)

Kevin Smith ... Himself (as Silent Bob)
Chris Pastras ... Pierre

Brian Pearson ... Velma hater

Ethan Suplee ... Ethan (as Willam Black)
Fido ... Cat at party
Lisa Zimmerman ... Bartender
Paul Zimmerman ... Ben
Rob Glancy ... Bigfoot

Bruce McDonald ... Hitchhiker
Jeff Eastman ... Hitchhiker
Malcolm Ingram Sr. ... Convenience Store Clerk

David Keeps ... Head Diaperman

Scott Mosier ... Crying Diaperman
Jon Knowles ... Whining Diaperman
Bob Millar ... Additional Diaperman / Additional Bigfoot
Danny Williamson ... Additional Diaperman
Phom Pawloski ... Additional Diaperman
Jennifer Twiner McCarron ... Additional Bigfoot (as Jennifer Twiner)
Bill Fraser ... Additional Bigfoot
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matthew Gissing ... Fanboy #2 (uncredited)
Malcolm Ingram ... Grunge Music Fan (uncredited)
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Directed by
Matthew Gissing  (as Matt Gissing)
Malcolm Ingram 
 
Writing credits
Malcolm Ingram (written by) and
Matthew Gissing (written by) (as Matt Gissing)

Produced by
Lisa N. Cohen .... line producer
Mark Cohen .... associate producer
Matthew Gissing .... producer (as Matt Gissing)
Malcolm Ingram .... producer
Jonah Loeb .... producer
Marie Loeb .... producer (as Marie Eggers)
Scott Mosier .... executive producer
Kevin Smith .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Brian Pearson 
 
Film Editing by
Matthew Gissing  (as Matt Gissing)
Malcolm Ingram 
 
Art Direction by
Karen Brown 
Sonia Levesque 
 
Costume Design by
Donna Wong 
 
Makeup Department
Kristin Mosier .... key makeup artist/hair
Tara Vandenberg .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bob Millar .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mauren Brodbeck .... second second assistant director
Mitch Pelletier .... second assistant director
Vance Schneider .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Murray Stiller .... sound mixer
Jennifer Twiner McCarron .... boom operator (as Jennifer Twiner)
Tomoya Vdaka .... sound assistant
 
Stunts
Paul Pat .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Justin Bergler .... Steadicam assistant
Mark Cohen .... Steadicam operator
Steve Cook .... lamp operator
Steve Cosens .... gaffer
Sean Elliott .... second assistant camera (as Sean Elliot)
Douglas Ferris .... dolly grip (as Doug Ferris)
Francis Kramer .... first assistant camera
Jeff Mcauley .... key grip
Bob Millar .... still photographer
Aki Shigematsu .... second assistant camera
Cesar R. Solis .... second assistant camera (as Cesar Solis)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carol Glancy .... wardrobe assistant
Karen Nicolay .... wardrobe
 
Other crew
Dan Floyd .... equipment manager
Marjorie Fossum .... script supervisor
Stacy Kirk .... production assistant
Jon Knowles .... production assistant
Colleen McDonald .... reader
Susan Pelletier .... production assistant
Josh Stafford .... office production assistant
Joan Walters .... catering
Kris Waroway .... reader
 
Thanks
Neil Diamond .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
76 min
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Trivia:
When Donner sits down in the den, a poster for Edward Scissorhands (1990) is visible behind him.See more »
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Crazy Scooby-Doo Guy:C'mon I'm getting closer to the door!See more »
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Scootin'See more »

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I Personally Thought that it was Good., 6 August 2007
Author: tonymurphylee from USA

*** out of **** I really enjoyed this neat little Canadian Gem. It was funny, interesting, realistic, creepy, and original. I've seen it four times now, and it is just as good as when i saw it the first.

A group of slackers have no money and are on the verge of actually getting a job when one of them, Donner(Jason Lee), wants to go to his uncle's cabin in the woods with them. What they don't realize is that Donner is going insane and really just wants to look for Sasquach. They're too stoned to realize this though and proceed with him into the woods.

The best thing about this film is definitely Jason Lee's performance. He gives so much depth and personality that could have otherwise been disposable. The rest of the characters are pretty much spot on. They are mostly likable, especially Renee Humphrey's character. The only one who doesn't quite work is Jason Mewes, although he is still funny as usual. In fact, the only real reason why his character doesn't work is because he practically plays the same person as he usually does. But he's good at it, so it doesn't really matter. Carmen Lee gives the film a nice dose of sanity while Martin Brooks does his thing.

I love the rough feel of the film and i like how deadpan it is. It is perfectly enjoyable. Maybe not life changing, but still pretty cool. Check it out, if you can find it!!! I showed it to my little sister and she loved it!!!

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