|Topsy and Bunker: The Cat Killers|
|Directed by||Thomas Massengale|
|Produced by||Jack Massengale|
|Written by||James Hansen|
|Starring|| Steve Gunderson (actor) |
|Music by||Butch Rovan|
|Distributed by||Top Bunk Films|
|April 17, 1992|
Topsy and Bunker: The Cat Killers is a 1992 mystery/drama film released by Top Bunk Films, the first feature film directed by underground cine-video artist Thomas Massengale.
Topsy (Steve Gunderson) and Bunker (Paul Robertson), two outcasts living in a run-down, fleabag hotel in pre-Giuliani New York. Ensconced in their Manhattan neighborhood, where the present seemingly is out of sync with the overarching, socially defined reality of The City at large, the two misfits pass the time of their times in a fugue. Weaving fantasies of ever more complicated deviousness, they are shocked when, one night, one of their mind games goes horribly wrong and results in the death of Grace (Shirley Stoler), one of the locals.
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