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Vertical Features Remake (1978)

| Short, Comedy | 1978 (UK)
Tongue-in-cheek, early Greenaway short reflects the incredibly meticulous encyclopedic nature of his early films. An attempt is made to "reconstruct" a proposed, but never made, film ... See full summary »

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Tongue-in-cheek, early Greenaway short reflects the incredibly meticulous encyclopedic nature of his early films. An attempt is made to "reconstruct" a proposed, but never made, film according to some reasonably vague directions. The attempt is made over and over because of conflicting interpretations of the instructions. Written by Mark Toscano <fiddybop@uclink4.berkeley.edu>

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"The Institute of Restoration and Reclamation would like to acknowledge the assistance of Donald Lazenby, Cedric Pheasant and Ian MacMorrin in the making of this film". Continuing the film, an imaginary organization thanks imaginary people. See more »

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Referenced in The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 1: The Moab Story (2003) See more »

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24 December 2004 | by (Ether) – See all my reviews

One of the funniest films I've ever seen.

It also provided one of the funniest showing of a film I've ever had the enjoyment to participate in.

After a house party when no one else was up i watched this on my own, after about 10 minutes some random came down stairs and decided to watch it with me...

He honestly thought it was a real documentary and was amazed at the detail of the academic reasoning. About three quarters of the way through he got up and left, so to this day he must think i was watching the most mind boggling documentary he had ever seen...funny that.


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