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Masked and Anonymous (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Music  |  8 August 2003 (Canada)
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A singer, whose career has gone on a downward spiral, is forced to make a comeback to the performance stage for a benefit concert.

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Against the backdrop of a nation on the brink of revolution, Uncle Sweetheart and Nina Veronica are slimy promoters planning a benefit concert. They desire the services of legendary singer Jack Fate, and soon Fate is sprung from jail. A rock journalist investigates the concert, attempting to determine just who will benefit. Revolution may be raging outside the arena, but Jack Fate and the benefit concert play on as planned. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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Are you humble before God? See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Music

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Rated PG-13 for some language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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8 August 2003 (Canada)  »

Also Known As:

A Máscara do Anonimato  »

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$30,783 (USA) (25 July 2003)

Gross:

$533,344 (USA) (12 December 2003)
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Filmed in just twenty days. Utilizing digital video, Larry Charles was able to shoot up to eight pages of script a day. See more »

Goofs

When Nina Veronica meets the TV executives at the television studio, the liquor bottles in the center of the table change position and number in almost every shot where they are visible. See more »

Quotes

Tom Friend: Everybody's doing the killing now. Everybody's doing the dying.
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References The Big Lebowski (1998) See more »

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Señor
(Tales of Yankee Power)
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Jerry Garcia Band (as The Jerry Garcia Band)
Courtesy of The Jerry Garcia Estate LLC
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23 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Get in the right frame of mind to watch this movie. Bob Dylan has a unique ability for understatement, while at the same time doing broad irony. Here he stays in character. At least he looks right at the camera. Like a Dylan song. Don't look for the standard movie structure. Much seems to be about the doing rather then the getting it done. It's great fun watching the characters. They never looked better then in this film. Bob always attracted the best backing group. And then there's the music. It's the songs that make little sense that really set the tone. Those who don't get it never will. While it's not Dylan's greatest moment, it still holds interest since it's born of his determination and the draw of his energy.


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