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In the middle of the Mojave desert rests an abandoned phone booth, riddled with bullet holes, graffiti... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Annabeth Gish ... Beth

Steve Guttenberg ... Barry

Christine Elise ... Alex
Tinarie van Wyk Loots ... Mary

Robert Romanus ... Richard

David DeLuise ... Michael

Missi Pyle ... Sarah

Kevin Rahm ... Tim

Larry Poindexter ... Darrell

Joy Gohring ... Glory

Jacleen Haber ... Rachel

Lee Wilkof ... Supervisor Marv

Jerry Rapp ... Flower Guy

Nicole Sherwin ... Casino Beauty

Carl Mazzocone ... Bartender Dan
Grant Vaught ... Boy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Shani Wallis ... Greta

Darrell Vaught ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Gerold Wunstel ... Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
John Putch 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Putch 
Jerry Rapp 

Produced by
Jerry P. Jacobs .... producer
John Putch .... producer
Jerry Rapp .... producer
 
Original Music by
Alexander Baker 
Bruce Watson 
 
Cinematography by
Keith J. Duggan 
 
Film Editing by
John Putch 
 
Casting by
Jeff Gerrard 
 
Costume Design by
Bonnie Stauch 
 
Production Management
Jerry P. Jacobs .... unit production manager
 
Art Department
Rich Linton .... phone booth designer
 
Sound Department
Gerald Beg .... sound mixer
Patrick Giraudi .... sound designer
Cristina Turek .... foley artist
Rudy Zasloff .... boom operator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Devin DiLibero .... camera operator
Julie Morgan .... electrician
Greg Morris .... camera operator
 
Other crew
Darrell Vaught .... additional voice
Darrell Vaught .... production assistant
 

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USA:88 min
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Based on an actual phone booth that accepted incoming calls, isolated in the Mojave Desert, which gained an online following. Callers from many countries dialed (619) 733-9969, later (760) 733-9969, to see who would answer (often people who hiked to the spot). The phone was removed at the request of the Mojave National Preserve in 2000, and per SBC policy, the phone booth numbers were retired for good.See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Beth:You can talk to me. I'll listen.
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1 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
What talented people can accomplish, 28 March 2007
Author: Al Weiss from United States

I'll leave it to others to discuss the plot, acting and photography other than to say that many of the shots in this movie could be printed and hung on your wall as art. The cinematography by Keith Duggan is spectacular. Well, I'll also say that the characters come across as real people- people that you feel you might actually have among your friends.

I saw this picture at the Sedona Film Festival. "What a great picture," I thought. After the showing, Jerry Rapp, the co-writer and co-producer came up to answer some questions. Then I was completely blown away. Some facts about the movie: 1) Shooting time? 18 days! 2) Number in crew? No more than 8 at a time, and that includes director/writers/ producers! Many of them did double duty. 3) Everyone drove themselves to and from the set or location. And, speaking of cars, the cars you see the actors driving in the movie are their own cars! 4) There was no up-front pay. However, gas money was provided along with food. All crew and talent are share holders in 50% of the film's grosses after the initial production budget is recouped. That is, after the budget is payed back, 50% of whatever the movie makes is split evenly between everyone involved. (I don't know who gets the other 50%. But, whoever it is, deserves it.) Shows what a dedicated group of professionals can accomplish if they work together.

The only other comment I'll make is to relieve the consternation someone else might have. The background music during the first episode was hauntingly familiar. During the Q&A I asked Jerry if it was original or came from another source. It was original but inspired by the 1974 Gene Hackman film, The Conversation. If you've seen that film, you'll know why it was haunting.

Keep your eye out for this picture and when it comes around, see it!

P.S., If you want to know what Jerry Rapp looks like, he's the flower delivery boy in the movie. I told you everybody did double duty in this movie.

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