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Long Shot (2017)

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When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

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Jacob LaMendola
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Cast

Credited cast:
Tasha Boggs Tasha Boggs ... Herself - Nextel Employee
Juan Catalan ... Himself
Melissa Catalan Melissa Catalan ... Herself - Juan's Daughter
Miguel Catalan Miguel Catalan ... Himself - Juan's Cousin (archive footage)
Larry David ... Himself
Leslie Dunn Leslie Dunn ... Herself - Judge
Sam Fernandez ... Himself - General Counsel, LA Dodgers
Eric Gagne ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Gajic ... Himself
Tim Gibbons ... Himself
Marcus Giles Marcus Giles ... Himself (archive footage)
Todd Melnik ... Himself
Alma Oseguera Alma Oseguera ... Herself - Juan's Girlfriend
Martin Pinner Martin Pinner ... Himself - Detective (archive footage)
Juan Rodriguez Juan Rodriguez ... Himself - Detective (archive footage)
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Storyline

When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

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Documentary

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 September 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Long Shot See more »

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Hayden 5 Media, Netflix See more »
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Trivia

The title of this documentary, "Long Shot," has a double meaning. Crowd footage at a baseball game is likely to be filmed from a distance - the definition of a "long shot" in camerawork parlance. And there was only a very small chance that Catalan's lawyers would be able to find any footage exonerating him - so their defense strategy was figuratively a "long shot." See more »

Quotes

Larry David: Maybe, I don't know, every few years, somebody will bring it up or something and I'll tell the story. Maybe I'll tell it at a party, how I got a guy off of a murder. You know. Um. Impress a date with it, I don't know.
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References Curb Your Enthusiasm (2000) See more »

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Beth Silverman: Ironically a criminal locking up innocent people.
14 March 2019 | by zkikoSee all my reviews

The system is so corrupt and filled with holes. And I really sat here praying and wishing so hard that that prosecutor Silverman one day will get hers, that she herself or one of her children will have to go through something like this. Just for her to know..to feel what it's like. She made me nauseous the way she looked the way she acted. A criminal ironically locking up innocent people. And there are probably millions of other people in the word like her. The system is flawed..in many, many ways. It made me so mad and most of all sad.


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