This story is based on a true story that my Dad told me when I was a kid, about a guy he knew. It stuck with me all those years, until I turned it into this script - with a twist. We shot for five days in Phoenix, and for a day in Bellingham, Washington. Vincent Balestri, the lead, wanted the challenge of playing a main character who never utters a word. He studied silent films to prepare for the production. The cat (Bungee) was trained by Laurel Burke, who also did a wonderful job as the production designer. What appears onscreen as one house was actually shot at four different houses, in two states.