When Nature Calls

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In the wacky satire When Nature Calls, an urban family moves to the country in order to get back to nature. Set as a film within a film, the movie mocks a number of film and television cliches with an exaggerated glee; it also features cameos from a number of celebrities.
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In the wacky satire When Nature Calls, an urban family moves to the country in order to get back to nature. Set as a film within a film, the movie mocks a number of film and television cliches with an exaggerated glee; it also features cameos from a number of celebrities.
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Special Features

Interview with director Charles Kaufman; Featurette: Growing Up With Lloyd Kaufman; Optional subtitles; Theatrical trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/30/2003
  • UPC: 790357906239
  • Original Release: 1985
  • Rating:

  • Source: Troma
  • Region Code: 0
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Time: 1:39:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 82,735

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
David Orange Greg
Barbara Marineau Barb
Nickey Beim Little Billy
David Strathairn Weejun
Willie Mays Himself
G. Gordon Liddy Himself
Myron Cohen Baby Bullet
Lanc Acktiv Gangster
Tony Alexander
Celeste Anson
Jerome Bates
David O. Beim
Stephen Myles Berger
Freddie Blassie Baby Bullet
Edith Blume
Rob Ashley Bolwes
Ric Braun Jacques Perrier
George Calfa
Linda Curtis
Guy Da Silva
Silas Davids O'Malley
Hank Davies
Eileen Dawson
K.T. Dawson
Yvonne Delet
R.J de Mio
William de Mio
Elena de Rosa
James L. Edwards
First Americans
Jim Flanagan
Bill Ford
Ray Frankowsky
Naomi Gariele
Bruce Gorelich
Steve Gorelich
Ronald Grant
Kenyatta Green
Ray Gusweller
Frank Hartman
Adele Hudson
Linda Johnson
Jack Johnston
Bob Kaufman
Kevin Kennedy
Dan Khoury
Herb Kramer
Mort Kravitz
Bill C.W. Long Blind-o-Vision Man
Liza Mitchell
Lorraine Orange
Robert Paz
Carl Pepi
Isaac Permaul
Scott Perrin Little Tommy
Susan May Pratt
Edward Quinn
Earl E. Ritchie
Marie Antoinette Rogers
Rob Roy
Stanley Siegel Baby Bullet
Sture M. Sjostedt Baby Bullet
Antonin Stahly-Vishwanadan Bambi
Justin Stevens
Ray Sundlin
John Cameron Swayze Baby Bullet
Philip Tashian
Lance Tooks
Grey Wolf
Matthew Adams Marty
Morey Amsterdam Himself
Frank Anderson Baby Bullets (uncredited)
Bill Beck Raging Bulls (uncredited)
Mike Brancato Milos the Foreman
Ted Brooks Parking Attendant
Anthony Cala Gangster
Patricia Clement Cleaning Lady
John Clohessy Raging Bulls (uncredited)
Mary Ellen David Baby Bullets (uncredited)
Howard Owen Godnick Raging Bulls (uncredited)
John Hays Bobby
Stanley Kaufman Official
Timmy Leight Bag Lady
Gates McFadden Gena
Amy Miller Millie
Ed Sato Gangster
William Smith Gena's Story Husband
Frank Vitale Interrogator
Thomas MacGregor Vitale Baby Bullet
Kristin Walker Maria
Technical Credits
Charles Kaufman Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Arthur Custer Score Composer
Michael Jacobi Editor
Susan Kaufman Production Designer
Ellen Lutter Costumes/Costume Designer
Mike Spera Cinematographer
Frank Vitale Producer
Straw Weisman Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Coming Distractions [10:27]
2. The Outdoorsters [18:45]
3. Enter Weejun [20:13]
4. Intermission [19:42]
5. Squirt Attacks! [6:17]
6. Curtain Call [12:00]
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Side #1 --
   Play Feature
      Subtitles: On
      Subtitles: Off
   Scene Selection
   When Extras Calls
      Baking With Charles
      Tromaville Cafe
      Growing Up With Lloyd
      The Kaufman Twins
      Radiation March
      Peeing in the Woods
   Theatrical Trailers & Tromatic Stuff
      Citizen Toxie Trailer
      Tales From the Crapper Trailer
      Angel Negro Trailer
      Medley Trailer
      Make Your Own Damn Movie
      Bare Breasts
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    A great, rarely-seen spoof

    A flick perfect for fans of KENTUCKY FRIED MOVIE and AMAZON WOMEN ON THE MOON, this is a truly funny spoof, with plenty of groans but a surprising amount of belly laughs too. Basically a series of sketches, with a long central piece about a family who moves out to the wilderness, called THE OUTDOORSTERS. The DVD also has some fun featurettes where the director Charles Kaufman is interviewed working at his current job, as a breadmaker; and is pestered while trying to sleep in, by his brother, TOXIC AVENGER director Lloyd Kaufman.

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