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Director:
Writer:
Miguel Coyula (writer)
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Tagline:
Love is relative
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
14 wins & 1 nomination See more »
NewsDesk:
Cuba’s Blue Heart courts Indiegogo
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User Reviews:
Impressive See more (12 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Adam Plotch ... Adam Zarrasky
Talia Rubel ... Lily Zarrasky
Diane Spodarek ... Krista Zarrasky
Jeff Pucillo ... Nick
Limor Shopen ... Monica Zaister

Stu Richel ... 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
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ilanit Benjamin ... Girl by the sea
Andrea Brizzi ... Vasil Zarrasky
Anna Cody ... Reporter#3
Miguel Coyula ... Man at the zoo
Milan Coyula ... Baby on TV
Suzana Dejkanovic ... Mother on TV
Kira Goldstein ... Reporter#1
James Hollands ... William Zaister
Joelle Levine ... Reporter#4
Aaron Olivo ... Waiter
Ruby Pucillo ... Baby
Wendy Pucillo ... Mother
Nestor Vázquez ... Dancer
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Directed by
Miguel Coyula 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Miguel Coyula  writer

Produced by
Miguel Coyula .... producer
Suzana Dejkanovic .... executive producer
Steve Pieczenik .... executive producer
Adam Plotch .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Miguel Coyula 
 
Cinematography by
Miguel Coyula 
 
Film Editing by
Miguel Coyula 
 
Sound Department
Miguel Coyula .... sound mixer
Miguel Coyula .... sound
 
Special Effects by
Miguel Coyula .... special effects
Jose Manuel Cruz Irzaga .... special effects crew
Fernando Morlans .... special effects crew
 
Animation Department
Patricia Quintero .... animator
 
Other crew
Ron Blair .... production consultant
 
Thanks
Larry Alton .... special thanks
Marta Aquino .... special thanks
Yolanda Brugueno .... special thanks
Barbara Cohen .... special thanks
Mario Coyula .... special thanks
Dorota Dejkanovic .... special thanks
Dragan Dejkanovic .... special thanks
Stephen Dembitzer .... special thanks
Luciana Fernandes .... special thanks
Maish Freedman .... special thanks
Leopoldine Gorret .... special thanks
Jill Hamberg .... special thanks
Pablo Hernandez .... special thanks
Aldon James .... special thanks
Sasa Jokic .... special thanks
Horacio Kaufman .... special thanks
Lex Lalli .... special thanks
David W. Leitner .... special thanks
Sandra Levinson .... special thanks
Christian A. Lopez .... special thanks
Adi Lubeski .... special thanks
Bob Mayers .... special thanks
Pedro G. Millo .... special thanks
Alexander Nedelkovic .... special thanks
Luis Novo .... special thanks
Trey Parker .... special thanks
Batia Plotch .... special thanks
Bob Rhodes .... special thanks
Irma Sandrey .... special thanks
Mohammed D. Sharaf .... special thanks
Greg Spotts .... special thanks
Anna Strasberg .... special thanks
Bette Wanderman .... special thanks
Ted Zurkowski .... special thanks
 

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Runtime:
82 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Japan:R-18 (theatrical rating) | UK:18R (film festival rating) | USA:Unrated

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Trivia:
The producers strongly considered casting multiple actresses in the role of Lily, alternating different performers for each scene's rendition. This had less to do with any artistic choice, and more to do with the fact that they had such a difficult time deciding between a plethora of different, highly talented actresses who showed up to audition, each of whom had different strengths, and performed completely different scenes with varying degrees of skill. Ultimately, Talia Rubel was cast both for her exceptional acting ability as well as the fact that she looked virtually identical to a computerized sketch of what the director imagined the character of Lily to look like.See more »
Quotes:
Doris, the baglady:Adam, you and your girlfriend make a very good couple.
Adam Zarrasky:No, Doris. She... She is my sister.
Doris, the baglady:Oh, I'm sorry... Well, you make a very good couple anyway, that's the truth!
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Movie Connections:
References Mulholland Dr. (2001)See more »

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8 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Impressive, 6 March 2004
Author: raulpu50 from Miami

I still can't get over the fact that this film's budget was $2000. The director- cinematographer- editor, (Cuban-born Miguel Coyula) has put together a very intense film that doesn't reveal its minimal resources. Here we have a very dark story with very twisted characters. I felt that there was a couple of loose ends in the subplots, but that's just a personal observation. The film grabs you to the seat for it's hour and a half min, and stays with you afterward. That's, i think , the best way to describe it without spoiling it. I doubt that Red Cockroaches will reach broad audience because of its perhaps overly artistic nature, but those looking into something really unusual will appreciate it.

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