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  (in credits order)

Hedy Burress ... Gloria Hobbs

James Duval ... Joel Rodman

Jerry Doyle ... Dave Torkenson

Jenna Leigh Green ... Betty

Daniel Hagen ... Marvin Tibbett (as Dan Hagen)

Sally Kellerman ... Marjorie Milford

Ann Magnuson ... Sarah Jane Tibbett

Kellie Martin ... Debbie Delaney

Robert Peters ... Ron Tucker

Anthony Rapp ... Barry Farnsworth
Ian Whitcomb ... Dr. Santee

Branden Williams ... Stanley Nasser

Joel Michaely ... Lamar

Eddie Daniels ... Colanda Jones, the Ho
Kent Osborne ... Walter
Jake Fernandez ... Joey Tibbett
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shawna Ballard ... Moder Sakförare

Sara Berkowitz ... Sue Levitt
Nicole Chase ... Santa Maria
Leslie Chernak ... Sacre Fromage
Christopher M. Dukes ... Snitch (as Chris Dukes)
Jennifer Einberg ... Officer Giddy Cherlas
Marian English ... Mrs. Rosen

Kyle Fox ... Happy McVicker
Lauren Frank ... Nutmeg Endacott
Alexandra Freeman ... Silicon Hills Home Buyer
Shaya Goldhaber ... Buttercup Venison
Drew Hancock ... Sebastian 'Boomer' Oppenheimer
Barry Hennessey ... The Amazing Karl Stifler
Megan Hornaday ... Desiree Yablonski
Don Hyslob ... Maurice Miller, the shady realtor (as Dan Hyslop)
Jack Hyslop ... Boy On Tricycle
Laura Hyslop ... Girl on Bicycle
Stephen Israel ... Jammy Sagitarius
Andrew Krainin ... Maxo Cranium
Sue Levitt ... Sara Berkowitz
Lawrence A. Maddox ... Pez Chang

Joel Marshall ... Crusty Handfingers

Harry McCracken ... Andy Donkarre
Lainey Melnick ... Silicon Hills Realtor
Skylar Melnick ... Silicon Hills Home Buyer
Sydney Melnick ... Silicon Hills Home Buyer
Andrew Melton ... Franklin Morimoto
Laurance Messier ... Lalo Belut, the note-taker

Dan Mirvish ... Jonny Mpulungu (sketchy guy at bus stop)
Rebecca Mirvish ... Cute Girl On Tricycle
Kevin Mucha ... Vertaal Seun
Chambria Murrell ... Chris Borisoff
Nigel ... Himself (dog)
Mark Rimer ... Officer Bud E. Dozenoer
Donald Ray Schwartz ... Roger Gromlett
Asakorn Sirisujarittham ... Bud Jones
Jill Smith ... Varm Frisør
Joe Steger ... Kuuro Mykkä
Jonathon Thomas Kent Theesen ... Young Barry Farnsworth
Kent Theesen ... Mr. Farnsworth
Olivier Troy ... Francois Spitz
Emily Turner ... Guest

Directed by
Dan Mirvish 
Writing credits
Dan Mirvish (story)

Dan Mirvish (screenplay) &
Lawrence A. Maddox (screenplay) (as Lawrence Maddox)

Produced by
Alisa Fredericks .... associate producer
Drew Hancock .... associate producer
Barry Hennessey .... line producer
Stephen Israel .... producer
Lee David Lee .... co-producer
Lawrence A. Maddox .... producer
Dan Mirvish .... producer
Original Music by
Joe Kraemer 
Andrew Melton 
Cinematography by
Yasu Tanida 
Film Editing by
Scott Adderton 
Jeff Malmberg 
Laurance Messier 
Casting by
Elisabeth Jereski 
Production Design by
Laurance Messier 
Set Decoration by
Kelly Kreuzinger 
Makeup Department
Kris Bleiberg .... makeup artist
Shaya Goldhaber .... makeup artist
Andrea Helm .... hair stylist
Debbie Peiser .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Mark Bell .... post-production supervisor
Barry Hennessey .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Bell .... third unit director
Alisa Fredericks .... second assistant director
Olivier Troy .... assistant director
Joshua Tunick .... second unit director
Sound Department
Evan Evans .... sound mixer
Patrick Giraudi .... sound editor
Scott G.G. Haller .... sound editor
Markus Innocenti .... dialogue editor
Rod O'Brien .... sound re-recording mixer
Lisa Yu .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Kellie Martin .... camera operator: jacuzzi/bed camera
Dan Mirvish .... camera operator: "a" camera
Kevin Mucha .... gaffer
Yasu Tanida .... camera operator: "a" camera
Joshua Tunick .... camera operator: "b" camera
Casting Department
Joel Michaely .... casting consultant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jill Smith .... wardrobe supervisor
Editorial Department
Mary Brezovich .... assistant editor
Frédéric Forestier .... editorial support
Brad Jones .... additional editor
Lawrence A. Maddox .... additional editor
Music Department
Andrew Melton .... musical director
Other crew
Mark Bell .... script supervisor
Leslie Chernak .... production assistant
Kristen Smiarowski .... choreographer
Skizz Cyzyk .... special thanks

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Additional Details

USA:95 min (Slamdance Film Festival)
Aspect Ratio:
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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Open House...a film that cannot be missed, 30 December 2005
Author: (materialgirl148) from United States

I must admit, the prospect of a "real-estate musical" struck me as something that wouldn't work very well. Let me tell you, I was WRONG. "Open House" is a very good film with some seriously catchy songs (especially the oft-repeated "Do You Love This House") by performers gifted both in acting and in singing. The highlights of this film come with the realtor Barry Farnsworth (the ever-wonderful Anthony Rapp of RENT fame) and the drunken Marjorie (Sally Kellerman). Every part of this film is extremely enjoyable. Dan Mirvish is a fine director and I can't wait till I see some more of his work. I could also see this as having stage potential. If you take nothing but one thing from my review, let it be this. "Open House" is simply FANTABULOUS.


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