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Beautiful Losers -- This inspiring documentary explores how the convergence of underground skate, graffiti and punk scenes in New York City in the 1990s produced now famous artists like Shepard Fairey, Mike Mills, Harmony Korine and others.
Beautiful Losers -- This is the theatrical trailer for Beautiful Losers, a documentary by Aaron Rose.


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Release Date:
2 August 2008 (Japan) See more »
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This documentary follows the lives and careers of a collective group of Do-it-yourself artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Great film but not for kids See more (7 total) »


Thomas Campbell ... Himself

Shepard Fairey ... Himself
Jo Jackson ... Herself
Chris Johanson ... Himself
Margaret Kilgallen ... Herself

Harmony Korine ... Himself
Geoff McFetridge ... Himself
Barry McGee ... Himself

Mike Mills ... Himself
Stephen Powers II ... Himself
Claire E. Rojas ... Herself

Aaron Rose ... Himself
Deanna Templeton ... Herself
Ed Templeton ... Himself

Directed by
Aaron Rose 
Joshua Leonard (co-director)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arty Nelson 

Produced by
Ravi Anne .... executive producer
Jon Barlow .... producer
Adam Glickman .... co-producer
Chris Green .... producer
Noah Khoshbin .... producer
Richard Lim .... producer
Douglas Matejka .... production executive: Sidetrack Films
Jared Moshe .... executive producer
Arlo N. Rosner .... co-producer
Matthew Shattuck .... line producer
Christian Strike .... associate producer
Tobin Yelland .... co-producer
Original Music by
Money Mark 
Cinematography by
Tobin Yelland 
Film Editing by
Lenny Mesina 
Sound Department
Joel Dougherty .... sound editor
Joel Dougherty .... sound re-recording mixer
Tim LeBlanc .... sound re-recording mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Arlo N. Rosner .... additional cinematographer
Editorial Department
Jason Buim .... post-production coordinator
Sin-Halina Sy .... assistant editor
Amber Taylor .... Account Manager (The Post Group )
Fernando Villena .... supervising editor
Music Department
Money Mark .... musician
Nick Pavey .... music editor
Randall Poster .... music supervisor
Joe Rudge .... co-music supervisor
Sam Spiegel .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Scott Crary .... consultant
Joey Garfield .... director of special forces
Syd Garon .... title design
Tiffany Haynes .... production coordinator
Seran Kim .... archival intern
Joseph Labisi .... additional photographic credit
Alex Stapleton .... archivist
Helen Stickler .... archival footage
Samuel D. Pollard .... special thanks

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90 min

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1 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Great film but not for kids, 23 January 2010
Author: ralphabet from United States

I loved it, I hated it. I found the stories fascinating. I loved the art. It was well done. It was great to see all the stories of artists I have admired. I didn't like the language or nudity throughout the whole film. I realize that Aaron Rose was going for the edgy raw feel to the film but I think it would have had that same feeling without all the F- Bombs and nudity. I think this could inspire a whole new generation of artists but I won't be showing this to any young aspiring artists. I like that it sends the message that an artist should just be himself/herself and not worry about what the world feels you should be. It will inspire you to make some art.

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