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Trailer for the documentary American Movie, which screened at Hot Docs Film Festival.

It takes a village to make a movie, but when that village is Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin and not Hollywood, CA, the results are at times bizarre, comical, and very American. With the help of his mother, his 82-year old uncle, and a local cast of hilarious and lovable characters, filmmaker Mark Borchardt fights his way through internal and external roadblocks to achieve his goal--to make his movie, his way.

Mark's vision for his dream film is unlike most in independent filmmaking today. His inspiration comes from films as disparate as Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Seventh Seal, as well as his experiences growing up amidst the grey skies, rusty cars, and ranch houses of Milwaukee's Northwest side.

Film Info

(2013)
2 min 42 sec Duration
22,004 views
  • Posted: April 07, 2010
  • Director: Chris Smith
  • Writer: Unknown or Not Available
  • Studio: Independent
  • Release: April 13, 2000
  • Cast: Unknown or Not Available

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