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The Auteur Theory (1999)

At an absurdly self-indulgent student film festival, the directors of the (mostly terrible) short films start getting killed off one by one and a budding British documentary filmmaker decides to investigate.

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Evan Oppenheimer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alan Cox ... George Sand
Sean Gunn ... Tori York
Daniel Cantor Daniel Cantor ... Elliot Lewis
Armin Shimerman ... Detective Blank
Dana Lee ... Arthur Wong
Garrett Wang ... Mike Wong / God
Natasha Lyonne ... Rosemary Olson - Finalist
Angeline Ball ... Carmela Cicero Maresca - Finalist
Rachel True ... Sasha Swann - Finalist
Jit Sarkar Jit Sarkar ... Asmali Jawad - Finalist
Michael Benyaer ... Spike Levy - Finalist
J.P. Manoux ... Unknown Filmmaker / Mike Dong
Ana María Caso Ana María Caso ... Maria Hernandez
Alain Benatar ... William Butler
Luigi Amodeo ... Paradiso Marcopoli
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At an absurdly self-indulgent student film festival, the directors of the (mostly terrible) short films start getting killed off one by one and a budding British documentary filmmaker decides to investigate.

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They all wanted final cut -- until they got it


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mortelle théorie See more »

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Production Co:

Theoretical Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Detective Blank: Stop calling me elephant!
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Most Background Appearances, Female -- Lia Levenson See more »

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Spoofs Pulp Fiction (1994) See more »

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Most clever film of the year
6 December 2001 | by william_butlerSee all my reviews

Just caught this on The Movie Channel. Downside: it's occasionally a little goofy. Upside: it's really funny most of the time, and more than that, it's INCREDIBLY clever. Looking forward to more and bigger films from this guy.


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