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The Toe Tactic

Not Yet Rated In Theaters 02/25/2008 , 85min.
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Plot & Details

Acclaimed animator and independent filmmaker Emily Hubley directed this offbeat fusion of animation and live action. Mona Peek (Lily Rabe) is slowly coming to terms with the death of her father when she learns that the house where she grew up is about to be sold. As a child, Mona buried a bone in the backyard, imaging it had magical powers, and now that a new family is about to move in, she decides to head back home to dig it up. As Mona searches for the lost talisman, she discovers she's misplaced her wallet and has to make time to find it. Meanwhile, on another plane, a pack of talking dogs are playing a game of cards that controls the path of Mona's life. The Toe Tactic also stars Kevin Corrigan, Mary Kay Place, and John Sayles, while Eli Wallach, David Cross, Don Byron, and Andrea Martin contribute their voice talents. The score was written and performed by the celebrated indie rock band Yo La Tengo, whose drummer, Georgia Hubley, is Emily's sister.
  • MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Run Time: 85min.
  • Theatrical Release Date: 02/25/2008
  • DVD Release Date: 09/01/2009
  • Director(s): Emily Hubley
  • Starring: Lily Rabe , Daniel London , Kevin Corrigan , Sakina Jaffrey
  • Themes: Coming Home
  • Tone: Stylized,Dreamlike,Fanciful
  • Country of Origin: USA - Limited (02-04-2009)
  • Language: English

New Directors/New Films

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 New Directors/New Films Film Presented Nominated

San Francisco International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 San Francisco International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated


Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2008 SXSW Film Presented Nominated

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