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Director:
Writers:
Mark Duplass (written by) &
Jay Duplass (written by)
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Release Date:
27 April 2007 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
Josh Sagers drives cross-country on a mission to deliver his father's birthday gift - a giant purple LazyBoy. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Really great for $15,000 but still not especially satisfying. See more (69 total) »

Cast

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Mark Duplass ... Josh

Katie Aselton ... Emily (as Kathryn Aselton)

Rhett Wilkins ... Rhett

Julie Fischer ... Amber
Larry Duplass ... Josh's Dad

Bari Hyman ... Motel Manager
Gerald Finnegan ... Furniture Salesman
Henry Barendse ... Upholsterer
Cindy Duplass ... Josh's Mom
David Parsons ... Theater Owner
Jose Manuel Alvarado ... Furniture Employee
Daniel Gonzalez ... Furniture Employee (as Daniel Gonzales)
Ora Aselton ... Furniture Customer
Bill Leighton ... Fire Extinguisher (as Billy Leighton)
Jim Whalen ... Doctor

Directed by
Jay Duplass 
Mark Duplass (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Mark Duplass (written by) &
Jay Duplass (written by)

Produced by
Katie Aselton .... co-producer (as Kathryn Aselton)
Cindy Duplass .... executive producer
Larry Duplass .... executive producer
Mark Duplass .... producer
Jen Tracy .... co-producer (as Jen Tracy Duplass)
Jay Duplass .... producer (uncredited)
Julie Fischer .... senior post-production producer (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Jay Deuby 
 
Sound Department
Larry Blake .... sound re-recording mixer
John E. Bryant .... boom operator (as John Bryant)
Matt Coby .... sound editor
Jay Gallagher .... sound editor
Patricia Gorman .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John E. Bryant .... gaffer (as John Bryant)
 
Other crew
Mark David .... film clips: "Sweet Thing" courtesy of
 
Thanks
Jeffrey Abramson .... thanks (as Jeff Abramson)
Carl Aselton .... special thanks
Ora Aselton .... special thanks
Stefanie Azpiazu .... thanks (as Stephanie Azpiazu)
Brad Barnes .... thanks
Todd Barnes .... thanks
Eric Besner .... thanks
Will Blake .... thanks
Anna Boden .... thanks
Charles Budd .... thanks
Mary Budd .... thanks
Andrew Bujalski .... thanks
Charles Burmeister .... thanks
Ray Carney .... thanks
Howard Cohen .... thanks
Ozzie Coombs .... thanks
Sharon Coombs .... thanks
Liesl Copland .... special thanks
Michael Costigan .... thanks
Eric d'Arbeloff .... thanks
Mark David .... thanks
Craig A. Emanuel .... thanks (as Craig Emanuel)
Eric Escobar .... thanks
Warren Etheredge .... thanks (as Warren Etheridge)
Ryan Fleck .... thanks
Andy Gershenzon .... thanks
Robert Hawk .... thanks (as Bob Hawk)
Erin Heidenreich .... thanks
Chris Henderson .... thanks
Eugene Hernandez .... thanks
Julie Howard .... thanks
Amy Hubbard .... thanks (as Amy MacLean)
Marc Isaacman .... thanks (as Mark Isaacman)
Elisabeth Jamison .... thanks
Dana Johnson .... thanks
Chris Kannen .... thanks
Douglas Katz .... thanks
Willard Kelley .... thanks
Geoff Kleinman .... thanks
Shauna Larussa .... thanks
Tamara Lecker .... thanks
Ryan Long .... thanks
Doug March .... thanks
Anne McCabe .... thanks
Megan O'Neill .... thanks
Marguerite Phillips .... thanks
Suzannah Phillips .... thanks
Bryan Poyser .... thanks
Frank Reynolds .... thanks
James Rocchi .... thanks
David Rubin .... thanks
Ted Sarandos .... thanks
Garret Savage .... thanks
Peter Sawyer .... thanks
John Schlegel .... thanks
Lee-Lee Schlegel .... thanks
Maya Singer .... thanks
Dustin Smith .... thanks (as Dusty Smith)
Ellen Strout .... thanks
Joe Swanberg .... thanks
Jake Vaughan .... thanks
Amber Lea Voiles .... thanks (as Amber Voiles)
Ryan Werner .... thanks
Byron Westbrook .... thanks
Joanne Wiles .... thanks
Caveh Zahedi .... thanks
David Zellner .... thanks
Steve Zissis .... thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Rated R for language
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USA:85 min
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References Garfield (2004)See more »
Soundtrack:
The Way We Get BySee more »

FAQ

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Really great for $15,000 but still not especially satisfying., 16 July 2012
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

Recently, the Duplass brothers have received quite a bit of attention from Leonard Maltin as well as a few other critics. So, I decided to see a few of their films. While I can easily understand SOME of the enthusiasm, either I'm missing something or I just haven't gotten to the right films they've made. Today I watched "True Adolescents" and "The Puffy Chair"--both of which had a lot to like as well as a lot to dislike. On the plus side, Mark Duplass played some very interesting and non-traditional characters. And, fortunately, the films were NOT forumulaic. But on the negative, the people weren't exactly likable and the endings were incredibly unfulfilling--making me, oddly, wish they'd been at least a bit more formulaic!

As for "The Puffy Chair", I am glad I looked at the IMDb listing before I saw the film. Because of this, I knew that they only spent $15,000 on the film--FAR LESS than even Ed Wood spent on his films--and his were absolutely terrible--and "The Puffy Chair" was certainly not a terrible film. So, at least dollar-for-dollar, it's amazing film--with better acting than you'd expect, better production values and a less crappy look than you'd expect for the amount spent. Because of this, I could ignore the shaking camera. But this doesn't mean I could ignore the plot (which, like life, didn't seem fully worked out) as well as the difficulty I felt trying to connect with them--as all three characters seemed annoying and very immature. Still, there WAS a lot of promise in this film (and "True Adolescents")--so maybe their newer stuff is just a bit better.

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