American Movie
American Movie

American Movie

1999
18+
In this cult-favourite documentary, Mark Borchardt, an aspiring filmmaker from a working-class Wisconsin background, is set on finishing his low-budget horror movie, despite a barrage of difficulties. Plagued by lack of cash, unreliable help and numerous personal problems, Mark wants to complete the film to raise funds for a more ambitious drama. With the assistance of his bumbling but loyal friend Mike Schank, Mark struggles to move forward, making for plenty of bittersweet moments.
Documentary
  • Director

    • Chris Smith
  • Producers

    • Chris Smith
    • Bill Borchardt
    • Sarah Price
  • Cast

    • 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
  • Writer

    • Chris Smith
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American Movie
American Movie

American Movie

In this cult-favourite documentary, Mark Borchardt, an aspiring filmmaker from a working-class Wisconsin background, is set on finishing...

1h 44m 38s