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R| 1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
In this cult-favorite documentary, Mark Borchardt, an aspiring filmmaker from a working-class Wisconsin background, is set on finishing his low-budget horror movie, despite a barrage of difficulties. Plagued by lack of cash, unreliable help and numerous personal problems, Mark wants to complete the film to raise funds for a more ambitious drama. With the assistance of his bumbling but loyal friend Mike Schank, Mark struggles to move forward, making for plenty of bittersweet moments.

Cast: Mark Borchardt , Tom Schimmels , Monica Borchardt , Alex Borchardt , Chris Borchardt , Ken Keen , Mike Schank , Matt Weisman

Director: Chris Smith

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Columbia TriStar Home Video, Sony Pictures Classics

American Movie (1999)

Release Date: November 5th, 1999|1 hr. 47 min.

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