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The Delicate Art of Parking (2003)

An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing. His religious devotion to the ... See full summary »

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Gus Morski
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Olena Polapov (as Diana Pavlovska)
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Lonny Goosen
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Older Woman
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Angry Short Man
Scott Owen ...
Businessman
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Woman on Street
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George
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Harriet Sharpe
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Grant Parker
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Big Polish Guy
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Jerome Huot (as Tony Conté)
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Mustang Owner
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Mustang Owner's Buddy
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An absurd comedy about a Parking Enforcement Officer, who - despite constant abuse from the public - finds truth, honour and serenity in the act of ticketing. His religious devotion to the work is challenged however, when his best friend and personal mentor is run down by an irate motorist and knocked into a deep coma. With the help of an angry young filmmaker, a Russian sound recordist hoping to break into the local film industry, and a seven-foot tall tow truck driver from Quebec, he embarks on a comical investigation into... the delicate art of parking. Written by Anonymous

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A comical investigation.

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28 September 2006 (Hungary)  »

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A parkolás művészete  »

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Harriet: [visibly drunk, hitting on Lonny] Where are you going?
Lonny: Uh, we've got to take the camera back.
Harriet: I can carry a camera.
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You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
Performed by Mike Olekshy (as MMO)
Written by Randy Bachman
Ranbach Music (BMI)
Courtesy Sony/ATV Music Publishing (SOCAN)
All rights reserved. Used by permission.
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That guy needs his head adjusted
17 July 2008 | by (Auckland, NZ) – See all my reviews

So it's not the best film ever made, but it is so far away from the worst in my box that I feel compelled to write.

Look at what the independent critics say...today as I write Rotten Toms has it at 78%. That's a good mark. "A funny, poignant piece of meta-movie-making that is a worthy addition to the mockumentary genre" says Cinemania. MovieViews writes "The Delicate Art of Parking is held together because of its strong characters. They're funny, they're quirky and, most of all, they're realistic." That's just two. There's a lot more. So don't assume the worst. Rent it and have a few laughs at situations we've most of us experienced if we drive and park.


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