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David Zellner (writer)
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A recently divorced man tries to find the one aspect of his marriage that still matters to him: his missing cat, Goliath. | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

David Zellner

Nathan Zellner ... Chad P. Franklin
Caroline O'Connor ... Abby
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carlos Aguirre ... Co-worker
Charles Bryant ... Co-worker

John E. Bryant ... Co-worker

Andrew Bujalski ... Terry
David Finch ... Co-worker
Tonya Fulcher ... Woman on Bike
Justin Lincoln ... Lawyer
Chale Nafus ... Oliver Sabovich - P.I.

Chris Ohlson ... Co-worker
Bob Sabiston ... Curtis
Nick Smith ... Co-Worker in Alleyway

Wiley Wiggins ... Alvin

Directed by
David Zellner 
 
Writing credits
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David Zellner  writer

Produced by
Nathan Zellner .... producer
 
Original Music by
René Jones-Jones 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Eastburn 
 
Film Editing by
Nathan Zellner 
 
Makeup Department
Teemuni .... makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Philip Loeb .... sound mixer
Evan Mangiamele .... dialogue editor
Tom Sturgis .... sound recordist
 
Editorial Department
Nick Smith .... colorist
 
Music Department
Francis Garcia .... music licensing
Shout It Out Loud Music .... music licensing
 
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Raymond Mansfield .... sales representative
 

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80 min
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11 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Interesting. Enough Said?, 18 August 2009
Author: Aphotica from Dark Pits Of Pain

Let me begin by saying I enjoy bizarre, off-shoot movies. But, generally, they have to be good or "progressive". In short, I decided to look for one in my local video store and came across this. The title and photograph of the cat in the film's artwork immediately caught my eye, however, I was not going to judge such a work by cover art. This film is not for the impatient, number one. Overall, the acting could have been a bit better and well, some scenes were a tad bit too long. I feel the cinematography lacked, but the sublime humor made up for this. Still, I was left wanting something a bit more condensed or thought-out.

After our hero, simply unnamed (you can call him Guy) is demoted and ends his recent wife with divorce, his number one cat (Goliath) comes up missing. Que the existential humor? Well, good stabs at it, to say the least. The cat was the only thing the guy had left!

The plot was simple, but could have been relished with more development. Sometimes, you would run into a scene that was just too long. Actually, there was only one I could think of that really bothered me. Signing divorce papers is tedious, but, it's not a burden any should bare. Hopefully the director will learn to shorten these moments in his next film. Solid film, experimental story, good in-sight on human emotion and a super-sugary ending. Although there isn't much music, it does well when pushed onto the audio.

Plot: 7/10 Acting: 6/10 Cinematography: 6/10 Music: 7/10 Comedy: 8/10 Direction: 7/10 Originality: 8/10

Slap a seven on that, babe.

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