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Red Cockroaches (2003)

Unrated  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi  |  22 April 2004 (USA)
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First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating climax.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Adam Plotch ...
Adam Zarrasky
Talia Rubel ...
Lily Zarrasky
Diane Spodarek ...
Krista Zarrasky
Jeff Pucillo ...
Nick
Limor Shopen ...
Monica Zaister
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Bill Harris
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Doris, the baglady
Mariana Moratona ...
Drunk woman
Stephanie Sloane ...
Laura Zaister
Sarah Brensinger ...
Alice
Peter Brensinger ...
Evil boy
Ed Band ...
Priest
Stephanie Wang ...
Reporter#2
Paul De Sousa ...
Bar manager
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ilanit Benjamin ...
Girl by the sea
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First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating climax.

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Love is relative

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When shooting a scene involving a green plastic gun (sprayed with black paint) on an upstate New York highway, two police cars arrived. They had received calls from drivers passing by saying. "There is a maniac in a orange suit pointing with a gun at a girl." The fact that it was a one man crew with such a small digital camera, generated the wrong idea. The policemen stormed out of the cars and handcuffed everybody. Later one of the officers realized that it was a movie when he discovered the small MiniDV camera. The scene was never used in the final cut. See more »

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Adam Zarrasky: This is by no means the family's worst secret.
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Crazy, stunning, visual dv garden.
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I loved this film. It was stunning, shocking and graceful in its visual garden of DV special effects. Not only did it keep my attention but it drove me to think out side of the box when thinking of a future genetic power world. The acting was strong and powerful and Coyula took obvious risk in many of scenes. It had a Clock Work Orange feel but was mixed with Star Wars type visuals. I had a chance to view the film at the 2004 MicroCinema Festival and it was by far the best thing on the screen during the 4 day event. Miguel Coyula is a film maker of the future and one should keep a close eye on and I expect great work from him in the future.


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