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Writers:
John Canemaker (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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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)
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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
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Moon and the Son" - USA (short title)
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28 min
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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
What a piece of CRAP!, 4 October 2011
Author: publichank from Seattle, WA, USA

There are a number of folks who think baring their all emotionally must, somehow, equal ART. This movie lies there as the definitive proof that that is not the case; despite how many idiots are praising it for its "honesty."

It is, instead, brilliantly dishonest. The filmmaker has issues with his daddy. After apparently never having confronted his father about the things that bothered him while he was alive, the filmmaker decided to make up a conversation with his dad into which he, the filmmaker, would put words into his dead father's mouth, making it clear it was all his fault.

The film comes across as whiny and nasty, a post-death "f*** you" to his old man.

There is no imagination, style or talent for imagery revealed in the pedestrian animation with which he illustrates all this.

Watching it is like watching a child throw a particularly nasty childhood tantrum, and that is all I can remember of this self-absorbed film.

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