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Alfie is the brother no one notices, and at his hot-shot brother Richard's wedding, Alfie's father insults him... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Jonathan Slavin ... Alfie

Vanessa Dorman ... Annette

Allan Murray ... Richard
Robert Phelps ... Dad
M.J. Sawyer ... Mom

Paul Keith ... Priest
Ken Hanes ... Alfie's Boss
Chausey Lebron ... Maid of Honor
Barbara Stuart ... Aunt Ruth

Scott Lowell ... Funny Guy
Ashley Clayton ... Stuttering Woman

David Alan Grier ... The Devil

Directed by
Jimmy Zeilinger 
Writing credits
Jimmy Zeilinger (written by)

Produced by
Neil Lundell .... producer (as Neil C. Lundell)
Steven Robiner .... producer
Barry Snyder .... co-producer
Bob Wachsberger .... associate producer
Original Music by
Larry Groupé  (as Lawrence Nash Groupé)
Cinematography by
Andrew Sobkovich (director of photography)
Film Editing by
David Kippen 
Casting by
Scott David 
Production Design by
Donna Ekins-Kapner 
Art Direction by
Hayley H. Hsu  (as Hayley Hsu)
Set Decoration by
Joseph A. Armetta 
Costume Design by
Rochelle Best 
Makeup Department
Shann Christen .... hair stylist (as Shann Beeman)
Shann Christen .... makeup artist (as Shann Beeman)
Kathleen Freeman .... key makeup artist (as Kathleen Freeman-Smith)
Tommy E. Sullins .... hair stylist (as Tommy Sullins)
Tommy E. Sullins .... makeup artist (as Tommy Sullins)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Joseph S. Moser .... second second assistant director
Daniel Phairas .... second assistant director
J.B. Tyson .... first assistant director
Art Department
Chris Anderson .... art department production assistant
Regina Z. Chang .... flower arrangements
Tracy Fisher .... lead person
Paul Hirsch .... property master
Hayppy Hsu .... art department production assistant
Raoul Peter Mongilardi .... swing
Sound Department
Virginia Cook-McGowan .... dialog editor
Mark Decew .... production sound mixer
Jessica Goodwin .... adr editor
Dan Hiland .... re-recording mixer
Michael E. Lawshe .... supervising sound editor (as Michael E. Lawshé)
David Mancini .... sound recordist
Bob Redpath .... supervising sound editor (as Robert Redpath)
Gary D. Rogers .... sound recording mixer
David Werntz .... sound effects editor
Visual Effects by
Kirk Cadrette .... visual effects artist
Dariush Derakhshani .... visual effects artist (as Dariush Derashshani)
Stephanie Justice .... visual effects artist
Matt Plec .... visual effects artist: Ground Zero
Steven Robiner .... visual effects supervisor
Chris Palermo .... stunts (as Chris Polermo)
Gary J. Wayton .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Robin Banando .... gaffer
Virginia Chandler .... electrician
Michael Delman .... key grip
Jeff DeVuono .... first assistant camera
Eric Gates .... best boy electric
Bryan Gilbert .... best boy grip
Ed Giovanni .... Steadicam operator
Thomas Kost .... grip (as Tom Kost)
Gary McBride .... grip
Ryan Meyer .... electrician
Casting Department
Bob Wachsberger .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robin Batters .... set costumer
Gerilyn Kleve .... wardrobe assistant
Bethany Sims .... wardrobe assistant
Location Management
Robert Wachsberger .... location manager
Music Department
Spring Aspers .... music supervisor: Deluxe Entertainment
Sheldon Curry .... music arranger: "Wedding March"
Larry Groupé .... conductor (as Lawrence Nash Groupé)
Larry Groupé .... orchestrator (as Lawrence Nash Groupé)
Transportation Department
Michael Ballew .... transportation coordinator
James McBride .... transportation captain
Other crew
Cristie Beilsmith .... office production assistant
Trisha Burton .... script supervisor
David Friede .... production assistant
Jeff Jingle .... production assistant
Jackie Kelman .... craft service
David Kippen .... provider: woman in heli clip
Gina Phairas .... production coordinator
Norris Preston .... production assistant
Lisa Schlagenhauf .... production assistant
Alexandra Anderson .... very special thanks
Ed Armstrong .... special thanks
Jonathan Baruch .... very special thanks
Terri D'Amico .... very special thanks
Don Eklund .... special thanks
Tom Forletta .... special thanks
Kathleen Freeman .... special thanks (as Kathleen Freeman-Smith)
Margie Healy .... special thanks: Korbel Champagne Cellars
Ken Huber .... special thanks
Juji Johnson .... very special thanks
Melissa Kampschroer .... special thanks
Jennifer Kruse .... special thanks
Don Miskowich .... very special thanks
Kevin O'Connor .... special thanks
Scott Posner .... very special thanks
Steve Rosen .... very special thanks
Eric Tuchman .... very special thanks
Nina Womack .... special thanks
Nina Womack .... special thanks
Andrea Zeilinger .... very special thanks
Sienna Zeilinger .... very special thanks

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One of the best shorts ever, 11 February 2005
Author: alexsmith

Having seen this on, I loved it a lot more than any other short I have possibly ever seen. The acting was absolutely fantastic, the film-making worthy of a job in Hollywood - that is, of course, to make GOOD movies, not money-maker-only ones - and the Devil's performance was terrific. Even with a small part in "Jumanji," I thought he was great, even though Jumanji wasn't exactly an epic. Scene cuts were smooth, the design of the story progression was almost unnoticeable - it was THAT good - and all the camera-work was simple, effective, and useful. The camera was used as a camera, not a bystander, which of course, can be an excellent effect, but this worked better than the latter technique would have. So much credit goes to the actors, the lead fitted the part and did a wonderful job of acting out the change in him - the attitude shift was totally convincing, the elder adults, especially the parents, not only managed to pull off engaging performances but did so with a level of over-the-top-ness that rendered the film that special bit funnier. Even the supporting parts of the groom, bride and others fitted perfectly. The entire piece was an ensemble performance, and everybody worked to make everybody else, and therefore the film, look absolutely brilliant. Hoping the director and actors go far.

"Give me your soul."

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