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The Comedy -- Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a Williamsburg guy passes the time with his friends, playing games of mock sincerity and irreverence
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Indifferent to the notion of inheriting his father's estate, a restless, aging New Yorker passes time with his friends in games of mock sincerity and irreverence. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Tim Heidecker ... Swanson

Eric Wareheim ... Van Arman
Jeffrey Jensen ... Cargill

James Murphy ... Ben
Gregg Turkington ... Bobby

Kate Lyn Sheil ... Waitress

Alexia Rasmussen ... Young woman
Liza Kate ... Sister-in-Law

Adam Scarimbolo ... Brent
Seth Koen ... Male nurse
Will Sheff ... Will
Richard Swift ... Richard
Angus Hepburn ... Weathy man

Grace Kiley ... Weathy woman

Grace Rex ... Hospital Nurse
Alice Maziuman ... Hospital woman

Gregory M. Brown ... Doctor

Liam O'Connor ... Child #1
Kaitlyn Vitti ... Child #2 (as Katie Vitti)
David Olsen ... Hospital Man
Gerard Amyzial ... Bartender
Jayson Gittens ... Bar Patron
Montoun Hart ... Bar Patron
Charles Worthy ... Bar Patron
Roxanne Ferris ... Woman Mistaken For Prostitute

Ryan Raftery ... Antique shop patron
Yianni Kool ... Taxi Driver

Rock Kohli ... Raj
Luke Wasserman ... Beach Child
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Joe Mele ... Head Trauma Victim
Leigh Schanfein ... Upper West Side Waitress
Kevin Townley ... Waiter
Sarah Trogdon ... Beach mother

Directed by
Rick Alverson 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Rick Alverson 
Robert Donne  writer
Colm O'Leary  writer

Produced by
Jonathan Cargill .... executive producer
Larry Fessenden .... associate producer
David Gordon Green .... executive producer
Jody Hill .... executive producer
Brent Kunkle .... producer
Danny McBride .... executive producer
Alex Plapinger .... executive producer
Matt Reilly .... executive producer
Mike S. Ryan .... producer
Ben Swanson .... executive producer
Chris Swanson .... executive producer
Darius Van Arman .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Mark Schwartzbard 
 
Film Editing by
Michael Taylor 
 
Casting by
Harley Kaplan 
Brandon Powers 
 
Production Design by
Shawn Annabel 
 
Art Direction by
Emily Kaplan 
 
Makeup Department
Betsy Kelly .... makeup artist
Jacqueline Menconi .... key hair stylist
Jacqueline Menconi .... key makeup artist
Brian Spears .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Claire Bernard .... production manager
 
Art Department
Brendan Hodgdon .... art intern
 
Sound Department
Joseph Bearese .... boom operator
Scott Hirsch .... sound effects editor
Allison Jackson .... sound mixer
Gene Park .... sound re-recording mixer
Gene Park .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Neal Jonas .... digital compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lorenzo Artami .... swing
Daniel Patrick Carbone .... b camera operator
Chris DesRochers .... grip
Chris DesRochers .... key grip
Marcos Herrera .... d.i.t.
Bert Montanari .... key grip
Daniele Napolitano .... gaffer
Nayantara Parikh .... assistant camera: B camera
Alberto Sala .... electrician
Alberto Sala .... grip
James Schlittenhart .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Alexandra Barnes .... casting assistant
Faryn Einhorn .... casting assistant
Richard Jordan .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Isabel Crosby .... costume design
Dinarte de Freitas .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Sam Daley .... colorist
Ranju Majumdar .... assistant editor
Sanjit Majumdar .... assistant editor
Kyle Mumford .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Grant Manship .... music supervision counsel
Chris Swanson .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Rodrigo Arias .... production assistant
Katherine Hurt .... craft service
Katherine Hurt .... production assistant
Corey S. Johnsen .... production assistant
Derek Means .... craft service
Derek Means .... production assistant
Rob Pellecchia .... production counsel
Zachary Scott .... production assistant
Katie Watson .... business representative: SAG
Lisa Wisely .... business affairs
 

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95 min
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Real alcohol was used in scenes involving characters drinking beer and other sorts of liquor.See more »
Quotes:
Swanson:Make yourself at boat.See more »
Soundtrack:
Garden SongSee more »

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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
I registered just to review this, I want the time I wasted refunded to my lifespan., 10 October 2013
Author: Google Google from United States

The Comedy.

Not "ha ha" funny, more "douchebag going around the city engaging in douchebaggery" funny.

This movie is as if J. D. Salinger collaborated with Uwe Boll to make a film adaptation of "Catcher In The Rye". It just does NOT work.

We see a guy and his bosom buddies frittering away day after day of their inconsequential lives. I found no appeal whatsoever in the main character, who is basically one of society's parasites, the kind of person who chugs a beer and chomps chicken wings and popcorn for dinner and doesn't contribute to society in any meaningful way. Once the character dies, the high point of his existence will have been to fertilize whatever tree his ashes land at the base of.

Don't waste money seeing this. Don't download this. Even the soft-core porn "Flesh Gordon" is an epic compared to this garbage.

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