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Festival (2006)

Starring: Wright,Nicolas
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Format: DVD
Sku: 203442920
UPC: 767685986332
UPC 14: 00767685986332
Category Keywords: Film About Film  Filmmakers  Filmmaking  Parody  Satire  Spoof
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A hilarious and all-too-realistic spoof of the film industry, The Festival is a 6-part mockumentary series starring wide-eyed young filmmaker Rufus Marquez. As seen through the lens of fictional documentarian Cookie Armstrong, Marquez hitchhikes his way to the impossibly pretentious Mountain United Film Festival (M.U.F.F.), clutching the only copy of his first feature, The Unreasonable Truth of Butterflies. Recently divorced and living in his mother's basement, Marquez desperately wants his big break; instead he's pushed to the edge of a breakdown. At M.U.F.F., absurdity piles onto absurdity as the charmingly naive Marquez enters a zany world of bitter veteran filmmakers, self-important Hollywood executives, preening actor-gods, and obnoxious groupies.

A witty and richly-deserved parody of film festivals and the movie industry in general, The Festival revels in knocking the block off big egos and artsy poseurs. Both rewarding entertainment and razor-sharp insight, The Festival is "everything a mock documentary should be: sassy, glib, subtle, biting, and consistently hilarious" (The Hollywood Reporter).

Editor's Note
The film festival circuit is parodied in this amusing mocumentary-style movie. THE FESTIVAL begins by following a young filmmaker named Rufus Marquez, who is being filmed by a documentary crew as he takes his first film to the fictitious Mountain United Film Festival (M.U.F.F.). On arrival Marquez encounters ludicrously pretentious figures, film festival groupies, burnt-out Hollywood players, and actors with impossibly lofty opinions of themselves. A spirited and well-observed satire of the film festival circuit, THE FESTIVAL may prove to be uncomfortable viewing for industry veterans.


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Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: New Video Group
Video Release Date Release Date: 1/30/2007
Video Play Time Running Time: 132 minutes
Video Release Year Original Release Date: 2006
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 9863
Video UPC UPC: 00767685986332
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 2

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English
Video Color Spec Video: Color

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info James A. Woods
Video Cast Info Miranda Handford
Video Cast Info Nicolas Wright
Video Cast Info Sarah Carlsen
Video Cast Info Amy Keith - Art Director
Video Cast Info Annika Krausz - Art Director
Video Cast Info Brandi-Ann Milbradt - Producer
Video Cast Info David Eberts - Editor
Video Cast Info Debbie Demontreux - Executive Producer
Video Cast Info John Ashmore - Cinematographer
Video Cast Info Myles Hainsworth - Writer
Video Cast Info Phil Price - Editor
Video Cast Info Phil Price - Writer
Video Cast Info Phil Price - Director

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Wright,Nicolas
Product attributeLabel:   New Video Group
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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