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Pennyweight (1999)

| Short, Comedy
Blaine Kinney, an aspiring young filmmaker, approaches an eccentric and extremely wealthy businessman, Fentworth Pennyweight III, for help in financing his first film. To his surprise, Mr. ... See full summary »

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Mr. Pennyweight
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Blaine Kinney
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Julie Cross
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Thomas Marley
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Brian Hinds ...
Seth
Dale R. Simonton ...
Tom
Jeannie Lomac ...
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Alice Starr McFarland ...
Suzanna Lloyd
James Lash ...
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Eric
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Priest
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Lance
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Blaine Kinney, an aspiring young filmmaker, approaches an eccentric and extremely wealthy businessman, Fentworth Pennyweight III, for help in financing his first film. To his surprise, Mr. Pennyweight agrees to fund the entire movie with one small stipulation: Blaine must wear a ridiculously large and effeminate pair of earrings for exactly one year. Desperate for money, he agrees to the deal. Written by <efram@newbornpix.com>

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A Modern Fable of the Earring Impaired

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"Be careful what you wish for..."
11 January 2007 | by (MI, United States) – See all my reviews

This movie has the makings of a cult hit. It's quirky, silly, and becomes more funny each time you watch it. Set in Portland, Maine, it's a treat for anyone from the area. Bob Marley is wonderfully over-the-top (as always). It's the tale of a young man who gets exactly what he's always dreamed of...only to discover it's not all he thought it would be. Though not widely distributed, you're likely to find a copy in the Portland, Maine area. So grab a meatball sandwich from Amato's, grab this video, call a group of your friends, and enjoy. It's amusing the first time, pretty funny the second, and you'll be laughing until your sides hurt by the third time around!


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