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Comedy / 87mn / 1988

As a man who believes he has only a few days to live, Waldo Thorneycroft resigns himself to step beyond his introverted past and take a stand for himself.

This film was made under the name Carl Caldana.


“There is no one quite like Caldana in the American cinema.”
San Jose Mercury News (USA)

“Always rewarding and frequently very funny.”
The Plain Dealer (USA)

“Look forward to an encounter with Carl Caldana.”
Gilde Kino Magazin (Germany)

“A gem of comedy, charming and sarcastic.”
Il Tempo (Italy)

“A tender-hearted and lovable film.”
Mainichi Graph (Japan)

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Carl Caldana

Suzie Marr
Glenn Havlan
John Brebner
Ardith Bertorello
Susan Zelinsky
Brenda Aoki
Michael Schreiber
Gerald Winer
Martin Chow
Sara Dewitt
Bill Toaspern
John Stenger
Barbara VanDermeer
Mark Bakalor
Stephanie French
Randy Hale
Norman Hall
Fred Hassett
Bill Hastings
Chuck Hilbert
Rob Hogan
Mary Hopeman
Raymond Murcell
Robert Perez
Richard Kelly
Harry Stout
Craig Tsuyumine
Ron Denny
Christabel Savalas

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Production                             Fip Fop Films

Director/writer                        Carl Caldana

Editor    Mohamed Fauntleroy Garibaldi

Costume Designer                  Gail Russell

Set Design/Decorator                  Paul Cyr

Director of Photography     Kevin Brown

Production Manager      Susan Marenco

Assistant Director          Mark Hardwicke

Sound Recordist                         Dan Gleich

Camera Operator               David Drysdale

Camera Assistant            Richard Gilligan

Gaffer                                              Len Levine

Key Grip                                 Brook Johnson

Best Boy                                            Tim Sims

Script Supervisor          Renee Rosenfeld

Make-up                                        Maha Saade

Editing Assistant                    Steve Nelson

Production Assistant       Betsy Hopgood

Production Assistant        Mary Slaughter


Music                        Hurlbut Thorneycroft

Music Recording                    Malcolm Fife

Violin                                             Alan Lornie

Cello                                          Jennifer Culp

Bass                                                Rich Girard

Guitar                                          Carl Caldana

Represented worldwide by Manley Prods.


Tohokushinsha - Japan

Connexion Films -  Germany/Austria

All Video S.A. -  South America

Chun-Shen Video -  Taiwan

Festival screenings

Cleveland Film Festival (USA)

Philadelphia Film Festival (USA)

Wine Country Film Festival (USA)

Film Festival of Flanders (Belgium)

Sacramento Film Festival (USA)

San Remo Festival of Author Films (Italy)

Cinequest / San Jose Film Festival (USA)

Sao Paulo Film Festival (Brazil)

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