Sad Monster (2013) Online
A coming of age story every monster should fear. Sweet little Maja banishes Sad Monster from the closet he has called home for so long. Lost and confused, Sad Monster ventures into the outside world for the first time forced to find purpose for his life. Guckadoo!!!.
|Kurt Dettbarn||-||Sad Monster|
|Maja Dettbarn||-||Little Girl|
|Matt Washington||-||Sad Monster|
Throughout Sad Monster, Director Kurt Dettbarn scattered items from his own childhood as props in the bedroom scenes including a baby blanket going back 3 generations.
Director Kurt Dettbarn secretly placed an action figure of Nathan Fillion into the opening bedroom sequence as a dedication to his favorite show; Firefly. Unfortunately, the scene was later cut.
Producer/Director Kurt Dettbarn actually sang the song playing in the film. He also played all but 2 of the instruments, designed the monster and helped in the initial sculpting before subsequently directing the film.
Sad Monster initially started out as a Christmas gift for Producer/Director Kurt Dettbarn's two daughters; then 2 year old Maja and 1 year old Lillian.
The little girl in the movie (Maja Dettbarn) is the actual daughter of Producer/Director Kurt Dettbarn.