Johnny, the megalomaniac leader of a group of squeegee kids, finds a video camera and pushes his followers into "acting" out increasingly dangerous "scenes".

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Johnny (as Chris Martin)
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Alice
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Sean
Vanessa Shaver ...
Dell
Clinton Walker ...
Albert
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Gus (as Rainbow Sun Francks)
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Marcus
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Ma
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Bob
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Robert Eaton ...
Hooker Client
Ellen Hitchcock ...
Dell & Alice's Ma
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Bible Thumper
Bob Kirk ...
Man in Car 3
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Dell and Alice's Dad
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Johnny, the megalomaniac leader of a group of squeegee kids, finds a video camera and pushes his followers into "acting" out increasingly dangerous "scenes".

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Considered to be the first North American film shot in the style of Dogma 95. See more »

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Statement near the end "This film was shot entirely on location in strict accordance to the 10 pRINCIPLES of the VoW of ChASTITY as laid out in the manifesto DOgME 95 created by Lars von Trier, Thomas Vinterberg." See more »

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Followed by Lola (2001) See more »

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Street kid with a video camera
22 June 2003 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a good film. Mr. Bessai shows his directing chops in this nifty feature about street kids making their own little movie factory helmed by the megalomanic director/dictator Johnny. This is an insightful look not only into the hearts and lives of a disinfranchised youth but also into the mind of a director at odds with himself and the creative process. Not your average canadian film.


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