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American Movie

Rated R for language and some drug content.

R 107min.
 
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Director Chris Smith made this documentary about independent filmmaking which had its world premiere at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury Prize. Read More
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production manager
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Mark's Father
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