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Waydowntown -- A group of young employees bet a month's salary, winner takes all, on who can last the longest without going outside.

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A group of young employees bet a month's salary, winner takes all, on who can last the longest without going outside. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
6 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
similar to Office Space, but a little darker See more (38 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Fab Filippo ... Tom Bennett (as Fabrizio Filippo)

Don McKellar ... Brad
Marya Delver ... Sandra West

Gordon Currie ... Curt Schwin
Tammy Isbell ... Kathy
Tobias Godson ... Randy
Jennifer Clement ... Vicki Strayhorn
James McBurney ... Phil
Derek Flores ... Paul
Xantha Radley ... June

Dan Willmott ... Julian

Judith Buchan ... Mrs. Drysdale
Michelle Beaudoin ... Anise
Harris Hart ... Mr. Mather
Nick Cleary ... James
Brian Stollery ... David
John Markey ... Pizza Guy
Mike Eberly ... Superhero
Jack Rich ... Secretary
Donna Brunsdale ... Magazine Store Clerk
Robert Manitopyes ... Falling Man
James Wilson ... Colliding Businessman
Bob Steele ... Radio DJ (voice)
Lisa Player ... Radio DJ (voice)
Joe Sports ... Radio DJ (voice)
Sue Deyell ... Radio DJ (voice)
Dave Wicks ... Radio DJ (voice) (as Wicksie)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tara Howie ... Smoker (uncredited)

Directed by
Gary Burns 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gary Burns 
James Martin 
Patrick McLaughlin  additional writer

Produced by
George Baptist .... associate producer
Gary Burns .... producer
Bryan Gliserman .... executive producer
Sharon McGowan .... consulting producer
Marguerite Pigott .... executive producer
Shirley Vercruysse .... producer
 
Original Music by
John Abram 
 
Cinematography by
Patrick McLaughlin 
 
Film Editing by
Mark Lemmon 
 
Casting by
Corinne Clark 
Wendy O'Brien 
 
Production Design by
Donna Brunsdale 
 
Art Direction by
Donna Brunsdale 
 
Costume Design by
Devora Brown 
Tara Kozak 
 
Makeup Department
Shae Barry .... makeup artist
Doug Wallace .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Darin Wilson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Derrick Bauman .... second assistant director
Cameron Labine .... third assistant director
Matthew Sinclair .... first assistant director (as Matt Sinclair)
 
Art Department
Robyn Burns McCabe .... painter
Alan Burns .... painter
Christopher Giesbrecht .... assistant art director
Kevin Jones .... property master
 
Sound Department
Amanda Aronczyk .... digital audio editor
Per Asplund .... sound mixer
Garrell Clark .... boom operator (as Gerald Clarke)
Wayne Deering .... digital audio editor
Pablo Mochcovsky .... digital audio editor
Rob Rapley .... sound mixing engineer
Brian Richards .... digital audio editor
Daniel Sperry .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Dan Sperry)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jamie Finstad .... epk videographer
Jamie Finstad .... second assistant camera
Larry Geiger .... key grip (as Larry R. Geiger)
Darrell Lecorre .... still photographer
Damon Moreau .... Steadicam operator
Brian Shier .... first assistant camera
Derrick Waite .... best boy electric
Derrick Waite .... grip
Michael Robert Willis .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Susan Bristow .... additional casting: Calgary (as Sue Bristow)
Marcy Dichter .... extras casting
Asha Gill .... casting associate
Jennifer Page .... casting associate: Vancouver
 
Editorial Department
Lionel Barton .... digital color corrector
Michael Dowse .... assistant editor
Dana Neville .... color timer
 
Music Department
Chris McBurney .... musician: background vocals
 
Transportation Department
Dean Cuming .... transportation
 
Other crew
Hahn Chau .... production accountant (as Hanh Chau)
John Clark .... artist: office artwork
Alan Duffy .... production coordinator
Cory Faulkner .... production assistant
Jim Gilfillan .... assistant location manager
Dennis Gordica .... location manager (as Dennis J. Gordica)
Richard Gorenko .... artist: office artwork
Mark Greaves .... production assistant
Dena Howell .... craft service
Dena Howell .... first aid
Fran Humphreys .... publicity consultant
Sandra Meigs .... artist: office artwork
Fraser Milner Casgrain .... legal advisor (as Fraser Milner)
Marilyn Moyer .... accounting consultant
Tracy Noga .... office production assistant
Jerry Schow .... office production assistant
Juliet Smith .... legal advisor (as Juliet D.W. Smith)
Anne Marie Wheeler .... continuity supervisor
 
Thanks
Anne Brunsdale .... thanks
Blaine Brunsdale .... thanks
Jamie Finstad .... thanks
Deidre Martin .... thanks
Zetta Martin .... thanks
Frank Moore .... thanks
Netta Moore .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language, drug use and some sexuality
Runtime:
87 min
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Trivia:
As the movie progresses, Tom Bennett's shirt and tie change colors.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In an early scene, Tom and Ralph mention that they are on day 24 of their bet. When Tom gets to his desk, the next "cross off" on his calendar marks day 27.See more »
Quotes:
[Tom is on the phone speaking to who he believes is Curt, but he's really speaking to Brad]
Tom Bennett:Listen, Curt, I'm not saying competition is a bad thing, OK. I mean, certainly it's got its good points. I mean you don't want to turn out like 'Sadly I'm Bradley' or anything.
Brad:Sadly, I'm Bradley.
Tom Bennett:Yeah, it's pretty funny, huh?
Brad:Sadly, I *am* Bradley.
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Devil DollSee more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
similar to Office Space, but a little darker, 16 November 2004
Author: Camille Zebub from Santa Barbara, CA

One of my top 20 movies for sure.

The characters are what make this movie. And the touch or surrealism. The premise is that four coworkers make a bet that whoever is the last to remain inside wins a month's salary. Until then they live their entire lives inside this bubble.

One of my favorite props is that even the smokers can live their entire existence indoors; they smoke in these little tubes inside the building.

Some of the characters are a kleptomaniac boss, a suicidal cubicle slave, a directionless young office worker, and the initiator of the bet, who had succeeded living indoors for something like a year.

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