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Two Distant Strangers (2020)

Not Rated | | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi | 20 November 2020 (USA)
A man trying to get home to his dog gets stuck in a time loop that forces him to relive a deadly run-in with a cop.

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Travon Free
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joey Bada$$ ... Carter
Andrew Howard ... Merk
Zaria ... Perri (as Zaria Simone)
Mona Sishodia ... Fruit Seller
Cameron Early ... Street Cop 1
Jeremy Rivette ... Street Cop 2
Trevor Morgan ... Street Cop 3
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jeff Bragg ... Corporate Chump
Michael Chenette ... Alleyway Cop
Ana González ... Businesswoman
Timmy Hall Timmy Hall ... Running Teen 1
Sterling Temple Howard ... Skater Dude
Annie Hsu ... Short Lover
Shane J Kroll ... Tall Lover
Aizhan Lighg ... Yoga Bae
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Storyline

In "Two Distant Strangers", cartoonist Carter James' repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring deadly encounter that forces him to re-live the same awful day over and over again. Starring Joey Bada$$, Andrew Howard and Zaria Simone.

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Short | Drama | Sci-Fi

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Trivia

During the 'ride along' scene, Carter mentions that a scene in a movie with Kevin Hart was a 'lie'. The movie in question is Ride Along (2014). See more »

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Quotes

Merk: Shit. This is so fucking weird.
Carter: Tell me about it, man.
Merk: I feel like I've been smoking one of your cigarettes. And this has been happening how long, how many times?
Carter: Man, if my count is correct, 99 -- oh, it's your mom. She doesn't want anything.
Merk: What? -- You're a voodoo child, motherfucker.
Carter: She calls you anytime it takes longer than five minutes to kill me.
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The Way It Is
written by Bruce Hornsby
performed by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
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Eye-opening
12 April 2021 | by rkay921See all my reviews

I've watched this short and read the comments too.

I understand that there's two sides to every story, but if you're basing this off the belief that it's trying to recreate the awful situation that hit the news or it's one-sided storytelling, then I think you missed the point.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dois Estranhos See more »

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