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Kabluey (2007)

 -  Comedy  -  25 June 2007 (USA)
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Inept Salman comes to help his sister-in-law tend to his holy terror nephews while Salman's brother is off fighting in Iraq. Salman must take a humiliating job as a giant blue corporate ... See full summary »

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Inept Salman comes to help his sister-in-law tend to his holy terror nephews while Salman's brother is off fighting in Iraq. Salman must take a humiliating job as a giant blue corporate mascot in order to help make ends meet and hold the family together. Written by Ryan Peterson

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corporate | blue | mascot | black comedy | boss | See more »

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Every family has a black sheep. This one is blue.

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual material including a crude reference, and brief strong language

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$7,373 (USA) (4 July 2008)

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$83,398 (USA) (24 October 2008)
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Characters "Cameron" and "Lincoln" are based on the Director's real life nephews Wilson and Logan. The real boys appear alongside the child actors portraying them in the large birthday party scene. See more »

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Brad: Jesus, those flyers don't grow on trees
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Thoughtful, funny, surprisingly simple film
17 October 2007 | by (Austin) – See all my reviews

Saw Kabluey at the Austin Film Festival last eve, and walked out loving the film. Logically, I know it shouldn't be surprising to see a low-budget film capture characters that are so real, and yet do parody and comedy so well. Kids sitting behind me laughed at all the same spots I did. It manages to stay in the realm of indy-odd, but deliver a well-crafted plot line, and characters that you love. A sprinkling of well recognized actors who give great performances...loved Conchata Ferrell. Scott Pendergrass holds it together through the entire film.

Scott Pendergrass afterward said there might be an announcement coming next week at the Hamptons festival, so hopefully it will sign a distribution deal. This film deserves to be widely seen.


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