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The Future (2011)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi  |  17 August 2011 (France)
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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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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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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: Have you ever been outside? I mean not temporarily. I mean born outside, never been inside, never been petted, not even once. Yes? Then you know about the darkness that is not appropriate to talk about. I had a bloody paw when they found me and carried me in a towel to the cageatorium. It was not cool there, but they said, "We'll come back for you, Paw Paw." "Paw Paw"... that's what they called me.
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Boing Boing Boing
Written by Dom Massaro
Performed by Dom Massaro
[Courtesy of Valentino/Selectracks]
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on crossing the shadow line
29 November 2011 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

July's film depicts the quirkiness and clumsiness of those who are, as Conrad put it, about to cross the "twilight between youth and maturity", struggling with their call to adult life (in the form of parenthood, career, responsibility).

Although it speaks about a universal topic, there are many hints in the movie that point to our current generation. One for instance: accumulating whatever mundane knowledge on the internet, instead of sitting still and trying to think. So noughties.

I don't want to say more. If you are, let's say, in your mid 30s, urbanite, have studied liberal arts, and still struggle (or even better: wait) to define yourself, please watch this movie. You will find a part of yourself, and part of the answer to your questions.


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