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The Future (2011)

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When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

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Cast

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Jason
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Sophie / Voice of Paw-Paw
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Marshall
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Gabriella
Joe Putterlik ...
Joe / Voice of The Moon
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Dance Studio Receptionist
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Animal Shelter Receptionist
Ella ...
Real Cat
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Dr. Straus
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Alain First Solicitation
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Neighbor Woman (as Diana Sandoval)
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Tree by Tree Canvasser
Frank Langley ...
T-Shirt Puppeteer
Erinn K. Williams ...
Tammy
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When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

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Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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27 October 2011 (Germany)  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,137 (USA) (29 July 2011)

Gross:

$568,366 (USA) (9 December 2011)
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Sophie: As Paw Paw: They came back, and they petted me, and I accidentally made the sound that means, I am cat, which is belonging to you. And upon making the sound, I felt it to be true. It was a warm type of feeling that would have been unwise to have outside at night, but it suddenly seemed that I would not be outside at night ever again.
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Master of None
Written by Victoria Legrand, Alex Scally
Performed by Beach House
[Courtesy of Carpark Records and Bella Union Records]
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Still thinking, still affected...
1 December 2011 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

Hmmm...the summary title says it all. Not quite sure what this film is saying or trying to stimulate you into thinking about: lack of purpose in modern life, the small actions on which lasting love lives or dies, how much of ourselves do we show to each other, emotional paralysis in an atomised first world, the value of human connection above all else, is man designed to run on any other fuel than god, artistic frustration and how beautiful creation can take place as much in your living room as the main stage at the Met, people looking for a place in a senseless world instead of just getting on and helping people... On the downside the dialogue and some of the acting is of the low-burn, snail pace that can destroy any sense of mood or tension...but on the upside there are perhaps 10 moments of absolute beauty, each worth admission alone, and Miranda July is an open wound of a screen presence. And I'm still thinking about the end and all the bits in between. Personally I'm prepared to be slightly confused when I come out highly affected and thinking...


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