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Overnight (2003)

 -  Documentary  -  8 July 2005 (UK)
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A documentary on the rise and stumble of Troy Duffy, the bartender-cum-filmmaker who was swept up by Miramax's Harvey Weinstein to turn his script for The Boondock Saints into a feature film.

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Credited cast:
Jeffrey Baxter ...
Himself (as Jeffrey 'Skunk' Baxter)
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Gordon Clark ...
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Jim Crabbe ...
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Marie Duffy ...
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Robert Duffy ...
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Tate Duffy ...
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Taylor Duffy ...
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Tyson Duffy ...
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The rags-to-riches-to-rags story of Troy Duffy, a blue collar Boston twenty something that struck a dream movie deal with Miramax in 1997 to direct the $15 million project "Boondock Saints" from his own script. It was a deal that received worldwide attention. But when Miramax jumped ship and put the film in turnaround, Duffy's overnight success soon starts to crash and burn. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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There's More Than One Way To Shoot Yourself

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Rated R for pervasive strong language, sexual references and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Filmed over four years. See more »

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Troy Duffy: Harvey Weinstein is afraid of me.
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an interesting take on pain
13 June 2004 | by See all my reviews

This is a doc that makes you squirm in pain at what you see happening on the screen-- no matter how you feel about the "Harvey" referenced repeatedly in the film, Troy Duffy manages to make you take Harvey's side. That, in itself, is a major accomplishment. There is no sugarcoating what you see on the screen, no Moore-ish distortions, just Duffy managing to show the viewers exactly what he is made of, and how he feels about himself, and everyone else to boot.

A great documentary, well worth watching-- and when available, buying on DVD to keep on your shelf in case you need to remind yourself about "staying humble."

An interesting take on pain-- emotional pain-- on giving it, receiving it, and living through it. .


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