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Frank and the Wondercat

Overview

Synopsis

Frank and the Wondercat is a creative personal documentary that
follows Frank Furko, an 80-year old eccentric living in the Pittsburgh
suburb of Plum, and explores the themes of memory, loss, friendship and
mortality. Taking stock of his life, Frank tries to reconcile with the forty
years working on the family farm with his domineering father, the end of his
20 year marriage and his role as a celebrity derived from an unusual but
deeply felt friendship with Pudgie Wudgie, his twenty pound performing
house-cat. Supported by Frank's twenty years of VHS video archives,
mesmerizing footage that is strange, oddly beautiful, and often hilarious -
this is an intimate and thoughtful portrait of an older man struggling to
reconcile with his past.

Stage
finished
Running time
67 minutes

Credits

  • Pablo Alvarez-Mesa ... Co-Director, Co-Producer, Camera
  • Tony Massil ... Co-Director, Co-Producer, Camera, Editor

Production Details

Country
Canada
Years of Production
2015
Locations
Pittsburgh, USA

Distribution Details

Release year
2016
Language
English

Photos

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