• Documentary
  • Rated: R,15
  • Director: Chris Smith
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The hit of the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, AMERICAN MOVIE is the hilarious and intense story of one man's obsession to make movies. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, is a long way from Hollywood, but MarkBorchardt has a dream. Armed with a driving ambition and nothing to lose, the fast-talking Borchardt enlists friends, local thespians and unwilling family members to help him finish his no-budget horror film, COVEN. The camera doesn't flinch as it captures every emotional crisis and financial pitfall in his two-year odyssey. What emerges is a bizarre, yet surprisingly heartfelt, documentary portrait of a true American character. Welcome to the "Real World." The story continues at americanmovie.com. CHECK IT OUT!!!
  • Documentary
  • Rated: R,15
  • Director: Chris Smith

  • Mark Borchardt
    Tom Schimmels
    Monica Borchardt
    Alex Borchardt
    Chris Borchardt
    Ken Keen
    Mike Schank
    Matt Weisman
    Bill Borchardt
    Cliff Borchardt
    Tom Beach
    Joan Petrie
    Robert Richard Jorge
    Dean Allen Spunt
    Dean Allen

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  • (1999)

  • Documentary
  • Rated: R,15
  • Director: Chris Smith
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The hit of the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, AMERICAN MOVIE is the hilarious and intense story of one man's obsession to make movies. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, is a long way from Hollywood, but MarkBorchardt has a dream. Armed with a driving ambition and nothing to lose, the fast-talking Borchardt enlists friends, local thespians and unwilling family members to help him finish his no-budget horror film, COVEN. The camera doesn't flinch as it captures every emotional crisis and financial pitfall in his two-year odyssey. What emerges is a bizarre, yet surprisingly heartfelt, documentary portrait of a true American character. Welcome to the "Real World." The story continues at americanmovie.com. CHECK IT OUT!!!

Starring
  • Mark Borchardt
    Tom Schimmels
    Monica Borchardt
    Alex Borchardt
    Chris Borchardt
    Ken Keen
    Mike Schank
    Matt Weisman
    Bill Borchardt
    Cliff Borchardt
    Tom Beach
    Joan Petrie
    Robert Richard Jorge
    Dean Allen Spunt
    Dean Allen