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Dill Scallion (1999)

 -  Comedy  -  25 January 1999 (USA)
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The rise and fall of a school bus driver turned country music singer. Roger Ebert calls this film festival favorite "A country music Spinal Tap." Written and directed by Jordan Brady

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Kristie Sue
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Larry Steinberg
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Jo Joe Hicks
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Himself
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The rise and fall of a school bus driver turned country music singer. Roger Ebert calls this film festival favorite "A country music Spinal Tap." Written and directed by Jordan Brady

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Rated PG-13 for language, sexual content and some drug references
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The film opens with the captions: 2 things about country singers- They sing from the heart. And they always have good-lookin' hair. The following was made possible in part by a grant from Brady Oil. See more »

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Enjoyable fluff.
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I quite liked this movie, despite the fact that it tried so hard to be likable. The plot is silly, the music very funny, and the 'mockumentary style' always a delight. My only quibble is that instead of getting real actors to play it truthfully (a la the classic "Spinal Tap") the director seems to have chosen comics, and let them go for the laughs, and in the process, they lose believability. Even the real actors that are in it are hamming it up, trying to get us to be amused. That's when it doesn't ring true, and the whole 'mockumentary' becomes an MTV sketch, which is unfortunate. But you can't fault them for having fun I suppose, I just wanted them to really believe what they were doing so that I could have had as much fun as the actors did. But it is undeniably fun!


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