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How and Why (2014)

After his children's science show is canceled, Goodman Hesselman tries to start over with a new show in a little TV market - also a portal to the supernatural world.

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Charlie Kaufman

Writer:

Charlie Kaufman

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Cast

Credited cast:
Ólafur Darri Ólafsson ... Bill Senior
Catherine Keener ... Alice
Michael Cera ... Mendelson
John Hawkes ... Goodman Hesselman
Sally Hawkins ... Yvonne Hesselman
Tim Guinee ... Dave
Tom Noonan ... Man in Black Parka
Sydney Lucas ... Kitty
Julia Sarah Stone ... Acton, Ellis & Currer
Christa Beth Campbell ... Diane
Claire Bronson ... Annabelle Rope-Stengler, CRS
Nick Arapoglou ... Young Host
Keith Flippen ... Mellencamp
Marie Mullen Marie Mullen ... Dagmar
Nicholas Stargel ... Bobby Age 16
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After his children's science show is canceled, Goodman Hesselman tries to start over with a new show in a little TV market - also a portal to the supernatural world.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

How and Why See more »

Filming Locations:

Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

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Production Co:

FX Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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