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Red Cockroaches (2003)

 -  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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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
Leila J. Babson ...
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
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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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Cucarachas rojas  »

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In real life, Adam Plotch' is almost legally blind. Director Miguel Coyula' forbade him from wearing glasses though, as he felt it did not fit his character. Plotch rarely wears contacts due to an eye injury sustained as a teenager. Thus, in all but the phone booth scene, Adam the actor acts and interacts with his fellow actors almost without being able to see them or anything else at all. See more »

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Bill Harris: I was imagining what you'd look like sitting on my face without your panties...
Lily Zarrasky: Well, I'd be happy to cut off your breathing.
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Avant-garde masterpiece shot on a budget of $0
8 December 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Red Cockroaches is a freakish, bizarre, avant-garde-ish science fiction/thriller about forbidden love and mutants. Yeah, it's odd, but it's incredibly captivating. The acting is exquisite, the directing divine, and the cinematography is absolutely splendid. The most interesting thing about it? It was shot on a budget of $0 as a labor of love from award winning Cuban filmmaker Miguel Coyula.


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