American Movie (1999)


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Documentary, Comedy
1h 47min
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Mike Schank
Friend / Musician
Tom Schimmels
Actor in 'Coven'
Alex Borchardt
Mark's Brother
Chris Borchardt
Mark's Brother
Ken Keen
Friend / Associate Producer
Matt Weisman
Casting Director
Bill Borchardt
Mark's Uncle / Executive Producer
Tom Beach
Production Manager
Joan Petrie
Mark's Girlfriend / Associate Producer


American Movie is the story of filmmaker Mark Borchardt, his mission, and his dream. Spanning over two years of intense struggle with his film, his family, financial decline, and spiritual crisis, American Movie is a portrayal of ambition, obsession, excess, and one man's quest for the American Dream.

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