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Private detective Sam Ruben's clever plan falls apart with the onset of amnesia. Everyone is trying to kill him and he doesn't know why. The classic film noir milieu now comes to you in the form of an animated feature.

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D. Jud Jones
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Cast

Cast overview:
Mark Keller Mark Keller ... Hero / Sam (voice)
Bettina Devin ... Angela / Stripper / Mrs. Lopes / Police Dispatcher (voice)
Roger Jackson ... Detective Riley / Dr. Kaplanski / Bearded Man / Honest George / Dr. Barnes / Bank Manager / DaVinci / TV Reporter / Krumb / Pilot / Policeman 1 / Policeman 2 (voice)
Jeff Atik ... Randall Stern / Doorman / Goon / Teller (voice)
Kristina Negrete Kristina Negrete ... Samantha (voice)
Victoria Ryan O'Toole Victoria Ryan O'Toole ... Susan (voice)
Elaine A. Clark ... TV Reporter / Krumb's Wife / Exotic Dancer / Receptionist (voice) (as Elaine Clark)
Amy Provenzano Amy Provenzano ... Krumb's Daughter / Exotic Dancer (voice)
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Private detective Sam Ruben's clever plan falls apart with the onset of amnesia. Everyone is trying to kill him and he doesn't know why. The classic film noir milieu now comes to you in the form of an animated feature.

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First you wake up. Then the nightmare begins.


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Country:

USA | Serbia

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 2008 (Hungary) See more »

Also Known As:

Очень мрачное кино See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

EasyE Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Roger Jackson plays Detective Riley in this film. In Scream (1996) he plays the voice of a psychopathic killer who attempts to kill Deputy Riley (David Arquette) See more »

Connections

References World Trade Center (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Don't Ask, I Don't Remember
  • Club Version

Performed by Loralee Christensen
Music & Lyrics by Mark Keller
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Exceptional Film
23 June 2007 | by dtpriceSee all my reviews

I was into the story from the moment it began...not an easy accomplishment for an animated film. It manages to do the LA police/detective/murder story without lapsing into clichés. In fact, complex twists and turns in the plot keep you involved. Just when you think you have it figured out, you're hit with another sharp left turn. Loved the mix of murky film with animation. I recognized classic Hollywood landmarks. The art direction never gets dull. Angles are unexpected and animated effects are great. Great music by Keller, his first attempt at scoring a picture. He also is the voice of the main character. And the sex scenes.....animation is able to leave just enough to the imagination...it's better than a lot of filmed sex.


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