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Soundman (1998)

 -  Comedy  -  24 January 1999 (USA)
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An over-zealous and under-appreciated sound mixer on a low budget sci-fi western movie titled "Dead Cowboys", based on "Hamlet", falls in love with an untalented violinist. To win her favor... See full summary »

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An over-zealous and under-appreciated sound mixer on a low budget sci-fi western movie titled "Dead Cowboys", based on "Hamlet", falls in love with an untalented violinist. To win her favor, he promises to get her scoring gigs in the movies. His resulting strong arm techniques goes overboard. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Very original, cool dark comedy about a Hollywood soundman
8 March 1999 | by See all my reviews

This is a well done indie film with a strong story and even stronger performances. It is a dark comedy that shows one side of Hollywood life through the eyes of a soundman. He is constantly misunderstood and eventually goes crazy while trying to help a friend get "connected" into the music biz. This leads him through a series of confrontations with his director, producer, a grip, and various outsiders. Think Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver as a soundman! A must see for art/indie film buffs!


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