Brian is a television writer-producer who has to script a 22-episode anthology, but lacks inspiration. He witnesses a strange romantic encounter between two figures on the balcony of hotel ... See full summary »
Charming mockumentary on a country singer's rise and fall. Hilariously written, and the song titles alone are worth the price of admission ("I Found Love at the Family Reunion" is just one of many fine examples). The documentary feel is tainted by some very Hollywood injections (i.e.: a "quirky" romance) that sometimes destroys the illusion, and despite its unique angle it just can't escape the mighty shadow of "This Is Spinal Tap." Nonetheless, it's very, very funny; people who hate country will roar at the jokes made at the genre's expense, and those who love it will laugh at the movie's knowing look at the industry. Surprisingly, "Dill Scallion" submits compelling evidence that Henry Winkler's career may actually be worth saving.
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