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Bernard and Huey (2017)

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Two old friends reunite, which causes complications.

Director:

Dan Mirvish
5 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jim Rash ... Bernard
David Koechner ... Huey
Mae Whitman ... Zelda
Sasha Alexander ... Roz
Eka Darville ... Conrad
Richard Kind ... Marty
Lauren Miller Rogen ... Stephanie
Nancy Travis ... Mona
Bellamy Young ... Aggie
Jay Renshaw ... Young Bernard
Jake O'Connor ... Young Huey
Shelby Fero ... Young Mona
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Samantha Michele Buchanan ... Sheila
Celeste Busa Celeste Busa ... The Urban Chick
Hartleigh Buwick ... Quinn
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Based on characters that originally appeared in Oscar/Pulitzer-winner Jules Feiffer's Village Voice comic strip dating back to 1957, Jules wrote the screenplay to "Bernard and Huey" in 1986. It took director Dan Mirvish (Slamdance co-founder) four years to track down the script and work with Feiffer - now 88 and still extremely active as a graphic novelist and playwright - to reinvigorate the project. Cast includes Oscar-winner Jim Rash, Richard Kind, Nancy Travis, Sasha Alexander, Bellamy Young and Mae Whitman, among others. Shot on Super16 film and Alexa. The film starts with post-collegiate Huey (a roguish ladies man) and Bernard (his nebbishy best friend). We flash forward 25 years and now Bernard is a successful New York bachelor, and Huey arrives on his doorstep looking old and washed up. As the two reconnect, Bernard starts a relationship with Huey's estranged daughter Zelda, an aspiring cartoonist. Huey slowly gets his mojo back and tries to seduce various women in Bernard's ...

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With Friends Like These...

Genres:

Adventure | Comedy

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Writer Jules Feiffer won Best Screenplay awards for BERNARD AND HUEY at both the Manchester International Film Festival as well as the Mt. Fuji - Atami Film and VR Festival. See more »

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22 October 2018 | by david-64-922308See all my reviews

Mirvish and company, working from Jules Fieffer's long lost script, crafted a smart, funny, and thoughtful film. The camera moves effortlessly in subtle ways, making this dialogue rich script float along.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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