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Untied Strangers (2008)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  1 March 2008 (USA)
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Four Chicago singles share coffee and awkwardly aim to impress with stories from their lives. This comic short with a darkly satiric undertone highlights the awkward nuances required when blind dating in the Windy City.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Noah Blair ...
Dale
Emmi Chen ...
June
Melvin Dillon ...
Chris
Bill Gross ...
Julia's Dad
Josh Lane ...
Cafe Patron
Millie ...
Herself
Corey Polk ...
Party Guest
Ryan Smith ...
Party Guest
Mary Sohn ...
Amy
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Wes
Kris Swanberg ...
Girl who gets hit by car (as Kris Williams)
Bryce Wissel ...
Waiter
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Co-habitating and conversing in hopes of copulating. Wes is a struggling artist whose artistic process is tied up in processed food, and his roommate Dale has a better handle on his Wii than women. In hopes of a hookup, both meet up with the ever-hopeful Amy and her introverted sister June - also roommates. The online-initiated blind date proves an awkward outing for the four until Dale suggests they each share a story from their lives. The exercise is increasingly sardonic, mocking the lengths to which some strangers will go in hopes of becoming intertwined. Life is funniest when it's happening to someone else. Written by Zac Chase

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Can be found in the DVD bonus features on Nathan Adloff's first feature, "Nate & Margaret". See more »

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Heartbeats
Written by Olof Dreijer and Karin Dreijer Andersson
Performed by The Knife
Courtesy of Rabid Records
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