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Futile Attraction (2004)

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A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.

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A film crew are making a Reality TV show about a couple brought together by a dating agency. However, the couple are so incompatible that the crew must manipulate the relationship to get the footage they need.

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Some couples are meant to be together and only fate can tear them appart. Some couples are meant to be apart and only a film crew can keep them together. See more »

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'Mark Prebble' could not find post-production funding through traditional means so set up the website www.makemarksmovie.com where people around the world contributed money or help online to get their names in the credits. See more »

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Thanks to Hadleigh "The Mighty Thor, Norse God of Thunder, Killer of Hrungnir, Geirrod, and Thrivaldi, Defender of Asgard and Midgard, Slayer of Giants, Enemy of the Midgard Serpent, Owner of the Girdle of Might, The Son of Odin and Jord" Aitken, aka Haddles. See more »

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really funny
17 October 2006 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

I loved this film, it was really funny and well written. i saw a lot of myself and my friends in the humor. Really good job by the cast and crew. Apparently the guy who serves them in the video store is Mark Prebble one of the writers who also directs. If you like this Mark is one of the writers for the kiwi sitcom "B and B" on Maori TV in New Zealand. I think that the job that Mark did to raise publicity for this movie from his web site: makemarksmovie.com is a really clever idea and one that certainly paid off with him gaining not only cash but also people with the expertise to help him finish what was a labour of love. I saw this movie in my local video store and was pleased that it has gotten some kind of NZ distribution. It is good that NZ movies are getting out there and that everyone who contributes to them gets some public acknowledgement for their hard work.


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