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American Storytellers -- Filmmaker Kevin Mukherji takes the viewer on a philosophical journey into the minds of four American Storytellers, giving the public an inside look into the thoughts and views of successful directors of motion pictures.


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4 American Filmmakers talking about LIFE and MOVIES with a silent host.
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  (in credits order)

John McNaughton ... Himself

Harold Ramis ... Himself

John Sayles ... Himself

Forest Whitaker ... Himself

Kevin Mukherji ... Silent Host

Directed by
Kevin Mukherji 
Produced by
Kevin Mukherji .... producer
Original Music by
Penka Kouneva 
Cinematography by
Michael C. Clark 
Film Editing by
Kevin Mukherji 
Art Department
Gary Yates .... props
Camera and Electrical Department
Kevin Mukherji .... additional camera operator
Joe Weinshenker .... still photographer
Editorial Department
Luis Frausto .... post-production advisor
Allen Hayden .... post-production coordinator
Dwayne Hayden .... post-production advisor
Sean Vernaglia .... post-production coordinator
Other crew
Derek Braasch .... production associate
Renji George .... production associate
Wynman Hall .... production associate
Charles M. Newman .... production associate
Waqar Rafiqi .... production associate
Howie Samuelsohn .... production coordinator
Heidi Wolf .... production coordinator
Rose Caranow .... special thanks
Amin Q. Chaudhri .... special thanks
Michael Connor .... special thanks
Mark Foster .... special thanks
Jay Harik .... special thanks
Steven A. Jones .... special thanks
Rich Komenich .... special thanks
Quentin Lee .... special thanks
Bijan Mukherji .... special thanks
Jyotsna Mukherji .... special thanks
Chuck Parello .... special thanks
Carlos Sanz .... special thanks
Laurel A. Ward .... special thanks (as Laurel Ward)

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1 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Mukherji tells a great story himself, 19 August 2005
Author: nnayor from United States

Excellent pacing. Mukherji asks the right questions to the filmmakers and gives the viewers an intimate look at their respective careers. American Storytellers shows how four individuals who come from different backgrounds share a unique talent. It also gives aspiring directors, producers, actors, or anyone trying to make in the film business, a first hand look at success stories. No wonder it has recently been picked up overseas. If anyone is wondering what makes an independent film "independent", this is the movie to watch. But along with substance, there is style. With the black and white shots and movie sets, Mukherji leaves us visually stimulated and deep in thought.

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