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Down Rusty Down (1997)

An anthromorphic tale, humans representing canines, of compulsive traits and raging desires. A gang of neutered men; fat, subdued and lazy, look out for their younger 'pup'- Rusty who is always active and mischievous.

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John Curran

Writer:

John Curran
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Cast overview:
Tex Perkins Tex Perkins ... Slim (as Gregory Perkins)
Noah Taylor ... Rusty
Bob Ellis Bob Ellis ... Earl
Jonathan Hardy ... Otis
Richard Coleman Richard Coleman ... Bo
Christian Manon ... Jean Pierre
Ralph Cotterill Ralph Cotterill ... Angry Old Man
Fiona Mahl Fiona Mahl ... Becky Deem
Michael Pate ... Rusty (voice)
Bartholomew John Bartholomew John ... Master (voice)
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An anthromorphic tale, humans representing canines, of compulsive traits and raging desires. A gang of neutered men; fat, subdued and lazy, look out for their younger 'pup'- Rusty who is always active and mischievous.

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Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

October 1997 (USA) See more »

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Original, brilliant and shocking - a masterpiece
9 October 2002 | by marz777See all my reviews

This is a fantastic short film which engages the viewer from start to finish. It is one of the most original short films i have ever seen. it has shock value, brilliant mise-en-scene and is a showcase for the abundant talents of Noah Taylor. No wonder it showed at Sundance.


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