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Meeting MacGuffin (2017)

In the post-apocalyptic future a group of scientists and an animated sign complete the construction of a new human race. They meet a groundhog climatologist who prepares them for their mission to restore balance to the decimated Earth.


Catya Plate
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Cast overview:
Richard Steven Horvitz ... Gormal MacGuffin (voice)
Misty Lee ... LF (voice)
John McBride John McBride ... Hitch (voice)


"Meeting MacGuffin" continues the tale which began in a post-apocalyptic future where a new breed, a group of scientists called the Clothespin Freaks, are reassembling the fragmented remnants of humanity in order to give humanity a second chance to restore balance to the world. The Clothespin Freaks and nearly-reassembled new humans called Homeys are guided by "LF", an animated sign and proud owner of a Lost & Found bureau. They travel through underground caverns completing their reconstitution on the way to meet Gormal MacGuffin, a wise blue-eyed groundhog with expertise in climate change and water conservation. Gormal explains the collapse at the end of the 21st century when Humanity fell apart, and that the Homeys' existence is vital to the restoration of water supplies. Now, hundreds of years after the collapse and the environment turning toxic, the atmosphere has begun to recover. But the water that the groundhogs have collected over the centuries will run out eventually and the ... Written by Catya Plate

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Plot Keywords:

groundhog | ecology | phantasy | See All (3) »


The struggle for water has never been this animated!



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Release Date:

2 February 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Brooklyn, New York, USA


Box Office


$25,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital (RCA Sound Recording)


Color | Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Did You Know?


In "Meeting MacGuffin" the term "MacGuffin" relates to the same-named term that Hitchcock coined and is also the last name of the lead character, Gormal MacGuffin, a groundhog climatologist. See more »

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A truly great and creative film!
14 October 2018 | by alexapolarSee all my reviews

It's a powerful film what was creatively done with a strong message! I highly recommend you watch this film and share it with others! I can't wait to see what else Catya has in stored for us, she's the creativen driving force behind this impactful film!

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