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Fred Tuttle has spent a long time in the barn; now he just wants to spens a little time in the House.
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Fred Tuttle, faced with his father's impending hip operation and his failing farm, needs to make a six-digit salary with a fourth-grade education... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
John O'Brien 
 
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John O'Brien 

Produced by
Richard Morse .... associate producer
John O'Brien .... producer
Molly O'Brien .... associate producer
Jack Rowell .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Richard Morse III 
Richard Morse 
John O'Brien 
 
Film Editing by
John O'Brien 
 
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Gordon Eriksen .... additional sound
Richard Morse .... sound recordist
Jack Rowell .... sound recordist
 
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Baxter Doty .... stunt double: Fred
 
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Jack Rowell .... set photographer
 
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Michael Bradshaw .... musician: drums
Roger Grow .... musician: horns and reeds
Steve Muise .... musician: violin
Dana Ross .... musician: keyboards
Clyde Stats .... musician: acoustic bass
Roger Stauss .... music engineering
Roger Stauss .... music mixer
 
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Cannon LaBrie .... mandolin
Dennis Murphy .... bassoon
 

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USA:89 min
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We all need a "Man With a Plan.", 6 May 2005
Author: lightninboy from South Dakota

I caught this "documentary" on PBS, and it is one of the funniest and most creative films ever. John O'Brien decided to make a movie featuring the folks he knew while growing up in tiny Tunbridge, Vermont. O'Brien made Fred Tuttle, retired dairyman, the star of his 1996 film, "Man With a Plan." Tuttle runs for Congress because he needs the money. In real life, Tuttle entered the GOP primary against Jack McMullen, a millionaire from Massachusetts. McMullen spent $475,000 on his campaign while Tuttle spent about $200, mostly for portable toilets at "Fred Fest." The Harvard-educated lawyer and businessman came off badly when he mispronounced the names of Vermont towns or pieces of farming equipment. McMullen even said there were six teats on a cow. Tuttle won the primary by about 4,500 votes to face popular Senator Pat Leahy in the general election. But Tuttle didn't really want to be a Senator. Not everyone will think this film is great, but for those who do, it will be such a delectable treat.

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