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The Future (2011)

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When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

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Miranda July

Writer:

Miranda July
1 win & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hamish Linklater ... Jason
Miranda July ... Sophie / Voice of Paw-Paw
David Warshofsky ... Marshall
Isabella Acres ... Gabriella
Joe Putterlik Joe Putterlik ... Joe / Voice of The Moon
Angela Trimbur ... Dance Studio Receptionist
Mary Passeri ... Animal Shelter Receptionist
Ella Ella ... Real Cat
Kathleen Gati ... Dr. Straus
Clement von Franckenstein ... Alain First Solicitation
Tonita Castro ... Second Solicitation
D.A. Sandoval ... Neighbor Woman (as Diana Sandoval)
Mark Atteberry ... Tree by Tree Canvasser
Frank Langley Frank Langley ... T-Shirt Puppeteer
Erinn K. Williams ... Tammy
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Storyline

When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

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Genres:

Drama | Fantasy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | USA | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Satisfaction See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,137, 31 July 2011

Gross USA:

$568,662

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$887,172
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Sophie: We'll be forty in five years.
Jason: Uh. Forty is basically fifty and then after fifty, the rest is just... loose change.
Sophie: Loose change?
Jason: Like... not quite enough to get anything you really want.
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Featured in Brows Held High: The Future (2012) See more »

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Written by Ryeland Allison
Performed by Ryeland Allison
[Courtesy of Silver Outlet Music America]
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on crossing the shadow line
29 November 2011 | by evlasky83See all my reviews

July's film depicts the quirkiness and clumsiness of those who are, as Conrad put it, about to cross the "twilight between youth and maturity", struggling with their call to adult life (in the form of parenthood, career, responsibility).

Although it speaks about a universal topic, there are many hints in the movie that point to our current generation. One for instance: accumulating whatever mundane knowledge on the internet, instead of sitting still and trying to think. So noughties.

I don't want to say more. If you are, let's say, in your mid 30s, urbanite, have studied liberal arts, and still struggle (or even better: wait) to define yourself, please watch this movie. You will find a part of yourself, and part of the answer to your questions.


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