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Original Schtick (1999)

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Meet Robert (Bob) Fischer - and then wish you never had. This exposé follows an American (con) artist on his forest fire tour of Melbourne. Bob, a colourfully misanthropic nobody, manages ... See full summary »

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Meet Robert (Bob) Fischer - and then wish you never had. This exposé follows an American (con) artist on his forest fire tour of Melbourne. Bob, a colourfully misanthropic nobody, manages to fool everyone within earshot - artists, gallery owners, art dealers and sponsors-scorching the poor suckers in the process. The unravelling disaster is expertly captured by director Maciej Wszelaki's omnipresent and frequently daring and intrusive lens. Written by Anonymous

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Meet Bob Fischer. He's a piece of art. A real piece of art!


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The funniest documentary ever made.
19 August 2001 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I saw this film at the Nova cinema in Melbourne and I knew nothing about the film, just that it had won a lot of awards. It was hard to believe that it was a documentary, it was more like a hilarious romp with a devastatingly naughty ugly American. The camera work is brilliant and the editing unrelenting. Life is stranger and funnier than fiction.


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