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Say Uncle -- A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
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A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Peter Paige 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Paige 

Produced by
Steven Buss .... executive producer
Michael C. Cuddy .... co-producer
Michael C. Cuddy .... line producer
Frank Gangi .... co-executive producer
Bill Goddard .... associate producer
Eric Morris .... co-executive producer
Kathy Najimy .... associate producer
Peter Paige .... producer
Christopher Racster .... producer
Richard Roll .... co-producer
Original Music by
Kurt Swinghammer 
Cinematography by
David A. Makin 
Film Editing by
Wendy Hallam Martin 
Casting by
Eyde Belasco 
Louanne Moldovan 
Production Design by
Damon Sullivan 
Art Direction by
Laura Rumbel 
Damon Sullivan 
Costume Design by
Joyce Kim Lee 
Makeup Department
Alison Binford .... assistant hair stylist
Alison Binford .... assistant makeup artist
Molly Craytor .... assistant makeup artist
E. Larry Day .... key makeup artist
Katherine Ross .... key hair stylist
Production Management
Shane Jatho .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Shawn Dyrdahl .... second second assistant director
Todd Guzze .... second assistant director
Paul Silver .... first assistant director
Art Department
Greg Brown .... property master
Eli Fleming .... intern
Uriah Herr .... art lead man
Uriah Herr .... leadman
Sarah Serata .... art department production assistant
David Storm .... on-set dresser
Stephanie Tichenor .... art department coordinator
Sound Department
Jim Baer .... sound mixer
David W. Barr .... adr recordist
Sue Conley .... adr editor
Erik Culp .... sound re-recording mixer
John Elliot .... foley artist
Martin Gwynn Jones .... first assistant sound editor
Phil McCarthy .... boom operator
Dale Sheldrake .... dialogue editor
Special Effects by
William Boggs .... special effects foreman
Kai Shelton .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Angie Howard .... visual effects producer: Animation Dynamics Inc.
Camera and Electrical Department
Melani C. Brown .... assistant camera
Tyson Carpenter .... electrician
Frank DiMarco .... still photographer
T.G. Firestone .... assistant camera
Matt Gulbin .... key grip
Wes Houle .... gaffer
Tim Jankowski .... jib operator
Christian Martinez .... gaffer
Jon Sharpy .... playback operator
Shawn Stoddard .... dolly grip
Randall S. Timmerman .... steadicam operator (as Randy Timmerman)
Mark Tomlinson .... grip
Michael Ursetta .... best boy electric
Steve Waters .... electrician
Larry Wright .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Casting Department
Louanne Moldovan .... casting: Portland
Danny Stoltz .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kari A. Coleman .... on-set wardrobe assistant
Jenelle Giordano .... wardrobe intern
Martha Hines .... assistant costume designer
Kristin McKinney .... wardrobe buyer
Crystal Shade .... costumer (as Crystal Rasmussen)
Editorial Department
Chris Dover .... colorist
Patrick Duchesne .... colorist: dailies (as Pat Duchesne)
Hugh Elchuk .... assistant editor
Music Department
Amy Fritz .... music consultant: S.L. Feldman & Associates
Yuri Gorbachow .... music editor
Michael Perlmutter .... music supervisor (as Michael A. Perlmutter)
Andrew Wright .... assistant music editor
Other crew
Shawn Dawes .... production assistant
Joseph R. Faltyn .... production assistant
Susan Funk .... set production assistant
Lori Goldbach .... production accountant
Steven Guy .... production coordinator: Los Angeles
TeriLee Huff .... location manager
Shanda Jackson .... key craft services
Andrew Maher .... assistant: Mr. Paige
RQ Mattoso .... production assistant (as Robert Mattoso)
Bree McDonough .... electronic press kit
Brian McDonough .... electronic press kit
Andrea McDowell .... production coordinator
Davis Priestley .... key set production assistant
Tas Steiner .... publicist
Heidi Sturdevant .... script supervisor

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Rated R for some language
91 min
Sound Mix:
USA:R | USA:R (MPAA rating)

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Kathy Najimy's daughter appears in the movie. When the adults have given up chasing Paul down the street and return to their kids at the park, she is the redheaded girl in a denim-blue shirt next to Susan.See more »
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References "Twilight Zone" (1959)See more »


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29 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
Big naive kid misunderstood, 12 July 2005
Author: from United States

I just saw the the world premiere of "Say Uncle" last night at LA's Outfest. Peter Paige, Kathy Najimy, and other cast members were there. A couple of QAF cast were also present to support Peter, including Scott Lowell and Robert Gant.

The response by the audience seemed very positive. The movie was well done. Paige demonstrates his chops not only as an actor, but as a writer/director. "Say Uncle" is a smart movie that explores the idea of alienation on a number of levels in our society. Paige effectively blends humor with the contemplation of serious issues (as exhibited by both laughter and tears of the audience).

Paige's character (Paul) functions with the naive perceptions of a child among adults. Najimy's character shows her own naivity when she forms different assumptions about Paul during the course of the movie and subsequently targets him. Najimy portrays an sympathetic antagonist. It was easy to laugh at her character, become disgusted, and yet feel sorry for her, because she embodied what we often see in society.

This is one of those movies that had me thinking about it long after I left the theater. I found myself contemplating my own thoughts and feelings regarding the issues presented and societal expectations. I do hope that Paige is able to find a distributor for this film so that it may be seen and recognized by a larger audience.

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I found it stunning that Paul never raged at Maggie and her lynch mob... ellison33
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