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Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles -- An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America.
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles -- An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America.
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles -- An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America.

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An urban mystery unfurls as one man pieces together the surreal meaning of hundreds of cryptic tiled messages that have been appearing in city streets across the U.S. and South America. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Justin Duerr ... Himself - Toynbee Tile Resarcher
Marc Duerr ... Himself - Justin's Brother
Kevin Riley ... Himself - Justin's Longtime Friend
Abby Miller ... Herself - Justin's Ex-Girlfriend
Steve Weinik ... Himself - Toynbee Tile Resarcher
Colin Smith ... Himself - Toynbee Tile Resarcher
Frannie Seybold ... Himself - Sevy's Neighbor
Anna Marie Thompson ... Herself - Sevy's Neighbor
Joe Raimondo ... Himself - Witness
John T. Arthur ... Himself - Witness
George Arone ... Herself - Sevy's Neighbor
Rose Pedula ... Herself - Sevy's Neighbor

Directed by
Jon Foy 
 
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Jon Foy 
Colin Smith 

Produced by
Doug Block .... executive producer
Jon Foy .... producer
Colin Smith .... producer
Steve Weinik .... associate producer
 
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Jon Foy 
 
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Jon Foy 
 
Editorial Department
Steve Pequignot .... colorist
Steve Pequignot .... on-line editor
 
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Kevin Corcoran .... post-production assistance
Nathan Rulf .... production assistance
Daniel Satorius .... legal counsel
Marc H. Simon .... distribution legal: Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard, LLP
 
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Trevor Anderson .... thanks
Tommy Avallone .... thanks
Barbara Aylesworth .... thanks
Kurt Boehner .... thanks
Ellen Brodsky .... thanks
Dan Buschel .... thanks
Kate Jacobi .... thanks
Elliot V. Kotek .... thanks
Ellyn Loy .... thanks
Todd Luoto .... thanks
Robert Margolis .... thanks
Roberta Marie Munroe .... thanks
Pat Scanlon .... thanks
Shannon Sharpe .... thanks
Timothy Unruh .... thanks
Sarah Louise Zelnik .... thanks
 

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Justin Duerr:Well, stranger things have happened.
[pause]
Justin Duerr:Nah, that's not true. Nothing stranger has ever happened.
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Thoroughly Compelling - and Intriguing, 2 February 2012
Author: AMichaelL from California, United States

I found this documentary to be an interesting investigation into a very obscure mystery. The toynbee tiles were well known to me before this documentary, and their message was also clear to me. The thing which always made me wonder was 'why'. Why put this message on random tiles in seemingly random places? To a lesser extent, I also was curious if the person involved was either insane or enlightened. This movie does a great job of showing a thorough investigation into the mystery, and without giving anything away, I can say they did an amazing job, and they do determine who the original tiler (most likely) is.

I am kind of curious how the investigators make a living, as it seems as though they spent an inordinate amount of time on this. Either way, props to them - because without their efforts we would ALL be in the dark about this very intriguing idea.

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No one cleans the street? No one picks tiles up? davidjp-2
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