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Writers:
John Canemaker (script) &
Joseph Kennedy (script) ...
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The Moon and the Son, a 30-minute autobiographical animated film by John Canemaker, explores the difficult... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Won Oscar. Another 3 nominations See more »
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Great animated movie about the story between an Italian father and his son See more (10 total) »

Cast

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Eli Wallach ... Father (voice)

John Turturro ... Son (voice)
Mary Bringle ... Mom (voice)
Peter Schlosser ... Lawyer (voice)
Larry White ... Judge / Defense Attorney (voice)

Directed by
John Canemaker 
 
Writing credits
John Canemaker (script) &
Joseph Kennedy (script) &
Peggy Stern (script)

Produced by
John Canemaker .... producer
Peggy Stern .... producer
 
Original Music by
Ron Sadoff  (as Ronald Sadoff)
 
Film Editing by
David Mehlman 
 
Production Design by
John Canemaker 
 
Art Department
Zoya Baker .... artist
Carmine Castronuova .... artist
Andrew Coats .... artist
Laura Margulies .... artist
Victoria Nece .... artist
Anh Nguyen .... artist
Michael Scharf .... artist
Lawrence Seward .... artist
Jael Topek .... artist
Vanessa Wood .... artist
 
Sound Department
Dominic Bartolini .... voice recordist: City Sound Productions
Dan Blank .... dialogue track reader
Daniel Hoffman .... voice recordist: The Audio Department (as Dan Hoffman)
Victor Levites .... voice recordist: NYU TSOA Kanbar Institute of Film and Television
Alex Noyes .... voice recordist: Mercer Media
Jared Seidman .... sound mixer: Photomag Sound and Image
Jared Seidman .... voice recordist: Photomag Sound and Image
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary Becker .... animation camera: F-Stop Studios Inc.
 
Animation Department
John Canemaker .... animator
Brandon J. Herman .... animatic video: The Digital Movie Company
James Nidel .... title animator
 
Editorial Department
Steve Beganyi .... on-line editor: Photomag Sound and Image
 
Music Department
Erik Desiderio .... score producer
Thomas Doczi .... music mixer
Thomas Doczi .... music recordist
Jihwan Kim .... music editor
Jihwan Kim .... pianist
Sonny Kompanek .... conductor
 
Other crew
Zoya Baker .... production assistant
Lisa Hartjens .... archive footage: Imagefinders (as Elizabeth M. Hartjens)
James Nidel .... digital services
 
Thanks
Sang-Jin Bae .... thanks
Ronnie Blake .... thanks
Dan Bornstein .... thanks
G. Preston Brown .... thanks
John Cannizzaro .... dedicatee
Kathleen Cannizzaro .... thanks
Rose Laux Cannizzaro .... dedicatee
Tony Cannizzaro .... thanks
Chris Choy .... thanks
Patricia Crown .... thanks
James D'Angelo .... thanks
Dennis Doros .... thanks
Fran Favorito .... thanks
Jacqueline Glover .... thanks: HBO
Jeremiah Hawkins .... thanks
Amy Heller .... thanks
Billy Hopkins .... thanks
Peter Hossli .... thanks
Emily Hubley .... thanks
Faith Hubley .... thanks
Chang-Suk Hyun .... thanks
Ollie Johnston .... thanks
Bob Kirshner .... thanks
Laurent Lambert .... thanks
Peter Miller .... thanks
Sheila Nevins .... thanks: HBO
Nicol Oper .... thanks
Heidi Reinberg .... thanks
Larry Ruppel .... thanks
Alan Ruskin .... thanks
Justin Schein .... thanks
Bill Seery .... thanks
Michael Sporn .... thanks
Tom Stern .... thanks
David Thaxton .... thanks
Frank Thomas .... thanks
Marcy Thompson .... thanks
Vincenzo Tripodo .... thanks
Peter Weishar .... thanks
William Williams .... thanks
Eden Wurmfeld .... thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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"The Moon and the Son" - USA (short title)
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11 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Great animated movie about the story between an Italian father and his son, 20 June 2006
Author: jeremy-giroux from France

This animated film is absolutely wonderful. The drawings are really simple (it can't be compared to "Cars" or other "big" animated movies) but there's so much emotion and creativity that you go out of this film deeply moved and absolutely fascinated. It's the kind of film which makes you want to make animated films, thinking that it's something great and making you think something you didn't think before : animated films can be sometimes more powerful than any other films. The voice of John Turturro has something to do with it, both melancholic and angry. What really defines this film is "true feeling" and "simple". It's something very creative and new : the story told is a true story. Sometimes, true photos or newspapers are put into the film. It creates a wonderful mix between the reality and the dream, a true person and his image and for the director, between the desire of rediscovering his childhood and the fear about it. It's very sad as the father died before the film was made and it's strange what someone who didn't talk can say to his child and how love can impersonate itself in our lives and stories.

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