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The Future (2011)

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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.

Director:

Miranda July

Writer:

Miranda July
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hamish Linklater ... Jason
Miranda July ... Sophie / Voice of Paw-Paw
David Warshofsky ... Marshall
Isabella Acres ... Gabriella
Joe Putterlik Joe Putterlik ... Joe / Voice of The Moon
Angela Trimbur ... Dance Studio Receptionist
Mary Passeri ... Animal Shelter Receptionist
Ella Ella ... Real Cat
Kathleen Gati ... Dr. Straus
Clement von Franckenstein ... Alain First Solicitation
Tonita Castro ... Second Solicitation
D.A. Sandoval ... Neighbor Woman (as Diana Sandoval)
Mark Atteberry ... Tree by Tree Canvasser
Frank Langley 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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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Germany | USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Satisfaction See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,137, 31 July 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$568,366, 11 December 2011
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Sophie: As Paw Paw: Everything would be perfect there, like a dream, but not a dream, because I would never wake up, and soon I would not even be able to remember my old life.
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Connections

Featured in Brows Held High: The Future (2012) See more »

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Booty
Written by Ryeland Allison
Performed by Ryeland Allison
[Courtesy of Silver Outlet Music America]
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Still thinking, still affected...
1 December 2011 | by williamjack2See all my reviews

Hmmm...the summary title says it all. Not quite sure what this film is saying or trying to stimulate you into thinking about: lack of purpose in modern life, the small actions on which lasting love lives or dies, how much of ourselves do we show to each other, emotional paralysis in an atomised first world, the value of human connection above all else, is man designed to run on any other fuel than god, artistic frustration and how beautiful creation can take place as much in your living room as the main stage at the Met, people looking for a place in a senseless world instead of just getting on and helping people... On the downside the dialogue and some of the acting is of the low-burn, snail pace that can destroy any sense of mood or tension...but on the upside there are perhaps 10 moments of absolute beauty, each worth admission alone, and Miranda July is an open wound of a screen presence. And I'm still thinking about the end and all the bits in between. Personally I'm prepared to be slightly confused when I come out highly affected and thinking...


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