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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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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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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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Cucarachas rojas  »

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Lily Zarrasky: And now I've realized the world is even more... Dumb. Isn't that funny? Evolution is really fucking us. The human being, the human being... Fuck! We all are animals, right? Maybe I say this because I had a child's vision before. But I see people wasting time with formalities and "anti-formalities"... And they are afraid of doing what they really want. You go to the subway and see all those people. And they really make me sad. So... What am I going to do with my life? I don't know. Anything as ...
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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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