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The Accountant (2001)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  January 2001 (USA)
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Can one man, one hard drinking, chain smoking, backwoods accountant, stop a national conspiracy, change the course of history, and save a way of life? It's do-able... but it ain't gonna be purdy.

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Drive-By Truckers' song "Sinkhole" (from the album 'Decoration Day') is based on this short film. Ray McKinnon was appreciative, and reciprocated by using a few Drive-By Truckers songs on the soundtrack for his film, Chrystal (2004). See more »

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The Accountant: If a man builds a machine and that machine conspires with another machine built by another man, are those men conspiring?
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References Hee Haw (1969) See more »

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Mack the Knife
written by Kurt Weill, Bertolt Brecht, and Marc Blitzstein
performed by Jimmie Dale Gilmore
produced by Buddy Miller and Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Windcharger Music/Rounder Records
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This is a must see!
30 March 2002 | by (Dallas TX) – See all my reviews

I saw this film with all of the other nominated short films. The Accountant was clearly the best. I was so glad that Ray Mckinnon won for this film. It was a breath of fresh air. It was funny, plausible, and thought provoking. I hope it is available for viewing on the internet someday.


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