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A Talking Cat!!

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Director  David DeCoteau
Initial DVD release  February 18, 2013 (USA)
Duration  
Country  United States
3.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Family
Music director  Harry Manfredini
Writer  Andrew Helm
Language  English
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Release date  February 18, 2013 (2013-02-18)
Cast  Johnny Whitaker (Phil), Kristine DeBell (Susan), Eric Roberts (Duffy (voice)), Justin Cone (Chris), Janis Peebles (Tina), Alison Sieke (Frannie)
Similar movies  First Life, Life on Earth, Wonders of Life, The Martian, Genesis, Life

A special feline (Eric Roberts) with the gift of gab brings two families together.

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A Talking Cat!?! is a 2013 independent childrens film that was directed by David DeCoteau. The film was released direct to DVD on February 18, 2013 and stars Eric Roberts as the voice of the talking cat.

A mysterious talking cat uses its powers of communication to enrich the lives of two different families, and bring them together.

Synopsis

The film follows two single parent families that are brought together by Duffy (Eric Roberts) a cat with the capability of speech. The wealthy Phil (Johnny Whitaker) recently sold his computer company in order to spend more time with his model son Chris (Justin Cone), who couldnt care less. Meanwhile Susan (Kristine DeBell) is struggling to make ends meet as a caterer with her two children Tina (Janis Peebles) and Trent (Daniel Dannas). Duffy then enters their lives, giving them advice, but with the limitation that he can only speak to them once.

Cast

  • Johnny Whitaker as Phil
  • Kristine DeBell as Susan
  • Justin Cone as Chris
  • Janis Peebles as Tina
  • Alison Sieke as Frannie
  • Daniel Dannas as Trent
  • Eric Roberts as Duffy (voice)
  • Production

    The film is one of several direct-to-video family films directed by David DeCoteau under the pseudonym Mary Crawford, including A Talking Pony!?!, An Easter Bunny Puppy and A Halloween Puppy. It was shot in three days in the same mansion as director DeCoteaus 1313 series. Eric Roberts dialogue was recorded in 15 minutes.

    Reception

    Critical reception has been predominantly negative, with Film.com criticizing the character of Duffy. The AV Club gave a mostly negative review for the film, but stated that "For lovers of utter, unredeemable trash, it is highly recommended." CraveOnline also gave a negative review, but also recommended it as a film for "Bad Movie Night".

    In an interview, DeCoteau said of the film, “People have called me who I haven’t seen since high school who said, ‘David, after 100 movies you’ve finally made a movie we like.’� He added, "I watched it again, because I hadn’t seen it since we made it, and it is so ridiculous and hilarious and over-the-top."

    References

    A Talking Cat!?! Wikipedia
    A Talking Cat!?! IMDb A Talking Cat!?! themoviedb.org


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