• ABANDONED BUDDY
  • This story is based on the real tragedy of pets left behind to die in foreclosed homes. People who are forced out often leave their pets behind in foreclosed properties without food, water or the comforts of a temperature-controlled environment. The pets suffer from hunger and thirst, then die. Even if the pets are left with some food and water, they will face hell after finishing it. Charley is one of these poor pets. Nevertheless the owner abandons him, Charley trusts his owner and keeps waiting for him. When Charley almost dies, he hears auditory hallucination. Charley stands up using last bit of energy.
  • Cast (In Order Of Appearance)

    David Morris
    (Valentino Smith)
    Charley
    (Charley)
    Owen
    (Jeffrey Hamilton)
    Casey
    (Casey J. Ambrose)
    Maria
    (Anita S. Farrar)
    Jackie
    (Delaney Baynham II)
    Matthew
    (Denzil Bursey)
    Burglar
    (Brad Watts)
    Dr. Palmer
    (Tim Kaiser)
    Narration
    (Krista Kangas)
    Crew
    Assistant Production Manager/Compositor :
    MICHIYO KIKUCHI
    Sound Recordist : JAMIE PATTERSON
    Production Assistant : YUMI YAMAMURA
    Animal Trainer : CHRISTINE FOX
    Thanks to : Casey's, Wag 'N' Tails
    Director/Writer/Original Music : NORIKO M KAMBARA

ABANDONED BUDDY Related News Article

February 24, 2013 - Observer & Eccentric

Film Tells Tale of Abandoned Family Dog

Noriko Kambara of Novi grew up with birds and hamsters in her Japanese home, but it was 50 mice that sparked her spirit of animal advocacy. "At that time I worked for a laboratory and a very stupid doctor made the mice breed too much and then said it's too much, so throw them away. So I secretly gathered those mice and took them to my house. My parents were so surprised, but we took care of them."
Kambara brings that same sense of animal stewardship to her short film, Abandoned Buddy, a fictional story based on the plight of pets abandoned in foreclosed homes... read more

February 20, 2013 - Novi Patch

Indie Film Shows Pets Left Behind to Die in Foreclosed Homes

Pinemotion Entertainment based in Novi will release a Michigan made movie titled "ABANDONED BUDDY" on March 2, 2013. The film is based on the tragedy of pets left behind to die in foreclosed homes. According to Reality Trac, there were 1.8 Million U.S. properties with foreclosure filings in 2012. People who are forced out often leave their pets behind in foreclosed properties without food, water or the comforts of a temperature-controlled environment. The pets suffer from hunger and thirst, then die. Even if the pets are left with some food and water, they will face hell after finishing it... read more

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