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Hole in the Paper Sky (2008)

TV-G | | Short, Drama | January 2008 (USA)
A brilliant, misanthropic math genius is inexplicably drawn into an unusual friendship with a laboratory dog.

Director:

Bill Purple

Writers:

Howard Kingkade (original screenplay), Bill Purple
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Credited cast:
Jason Clarke ... Howard Ferp
Jessica Biel ... Karen Watkins
Garry Marshall ... Warren
Stephen Collins ... Mr. Benson
Jeffrey Nordling ... Prof. Cory (as Jeff Nordling)
Sarah Bastian ... Mom w / Kids (as Sera Bastian)
Eric Amadio Eric Amadio ... Bearded Chess Player
Peter Cilella ... Chess Player #2
Timothy Hornor ... Lab Tech
Tanya Smith Tanya Smith ... Tournament Coordinator
Kendall Katskee Kendall Katskee ... Librarian
Lily Ganahl Lily Ganahl ... Kid #1
Quinn Ganahl Quinn Ganahl ... Kid #2
Buster Buster ... Dog #39
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Christopher Jenkins Holmes ... Chess Player #1
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A brilliant, misanthropic math genius is inexplicably drawn into an unusual friendship with a laboratory dog.

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Life Breaks Through

Genres:

Short | Drama

Certificate:

TV-G
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Living Life
by Ben Kweller
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Wonderful!!!!
7 April 2011 | by cac722See all my reviews

I came to this film in kind of a background manner. In the iTunes store, I was directed to the soundtrack based on another purchase I'd made. I love a good movie soundtrack, so I sampled the one for this film. The score was so beautiful, I had to know about the movie. I looked into it, bought it and here we are!

I loved this film. Everything about it is sheer perfection. The look of it, if that makes sense, is beautiful. Every sound seems to play a role, from the placing of a chess piece to the sounds of a crying baby in the apartment building hallway. The acting is incredible as well. I loved every performance, but the characters of Howard, Warren, and Karen were particularly terrific. It appeared to be a labor of love on the part of all who participated. The story and the writing were phenomenal. And then there's the score, the masterpiece that led me to this jewel in the first place. If you can see this, you really need to! You won't be sorry!


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)
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Iron Ocean Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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