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In a dystopian spacefaring future, Naia, a female guitarist, and Parker, a female saxophonist, fall in love and form a successful band together. A sleazy music producer breaks them up. When his acts start dying, Parker must save Naia.


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Credited cast:
Parker C. Boyd (voice)
Naia X. (voice)
Philo D Grenman (voice)
Reesa Abi Kiran Ariana Livingston III (voice)
Dorlan Mig (voice)
Bitsea (voice)
Chat (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kofy Brown ...
Calliope (voice)
Scott Bullock ...
Pilot (voice)
Police Office (voice)
Zev (voice)
Guardship Commander (voice)
Shelley Doty ...
Terpsee (voice)
News Anchor (voice)
G.B. Hajim ...
Grunt (voice)


28th century, 200 years after the Great Earth Exodus. Naia, a feisty, young singer/songwriter, falls in love with the beautiful saxophonist Parker in Ganymede, one of Jupiter's moons. The two form a band - and now they have to not only make it as musicians but also to fight for their freedom. Dramatically rendered in rich, hand drawn animation, Strange Frame brings us into a world of space pirates, indentured slaves and genetic mutations - infused with music throughout, to create a dreamlike tale unlike anything you've ever seen. Written by GB Hajim

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How fortunate are those who can frame the beauty of the strange.

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March 2013 (USA)  »

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$1,230,000 (estimated)

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A future cult classic.
17 February 2014 | by (Saint Paul, MN) – See all my reviews

This trippy animated feature brings to mind stuff like Fantastic Planet and Heavy Metal, and I imagine lots of drugs will be done while watching it. I don't partake, but I enjoyed the mindbendingness unaltered plenty. The animation style is simple but beautiful. It's pretty difficult to describe, but the trailer can be watched on IMDb or Youtube. It's a lesbian love story between a saxophonist and a singer/guitar player who live on the moons of Jupiter in the 28th Century. The singer, Naia, is targeted by evil record producers, and her lover, Parker, is left out in the cold trying to figure out how to win her love back. The story isn't entirely coherent, but no matter. It's a rich visual and aural experience that left me breathless. It streams on Netflix and is highly recommended.

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