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My name is Larry. Manic depressive. Paranoid schizophrenic. Rock legend.
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A documentary on the life and music of manic-depressive, paranoid-schizophrenic cult music icon Wild Man Fischer. | Add synopsis »
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DVD Playhouse--April 2011
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 6 April 2011, 10:58 AM, PDT)

DVD Playhouse--April 2011
 (From The Hollywood Interview. 5 April 2011, 11:02 PM, PDT)

"Derailroaded: Inside the Mind of Larry "Wild Man" Fischer"- January 25, 2011
 (From SneakPeek. 13 December 2010, 10:31 AM, PST)

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Cast

  (in credits order)
Wild Man Fischer ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Harold Bronson ... Himself

Solomon Burke ... Himself

Ruth Buzzi ... Herself (archive footage)
Josephine Chuey ... Herself
Irwin Chusid ... Himself
Dennis P. Eichhorn ... Himself

Miguel Ferrer ... Himself
David Fischer ... Himself
Richard Foos ... Himself

Freak ... Himself
Robert Haimer ... Himself
Barry Hansen ... Himself (as Dr. Demento)
Fugly the Klown ... Himself

Dick Martin ... Himself (archive footage)

Mark Mothersbaugh ... Himself

Bill Mumy ... Himself

Bill Paxton ... Himself (archive footage)

Dan Rowan ... Himself (archive footage)
Louis Sass ... Himself (as Dr. Louis Sass)
Gigi Shepard ... Herself
Don Van Vliet ... Himself (archive footage)
Wesley Willis ... Himself (archive footage)

'Weird Al' Yankovic ... Himself

Frank Zappa ... Himself (archive footage)
Gail Zappa ... Herself

Directed by
Josh Rubin 
 
Produced by
Jeremy Lubin .... producer
Nathan Miller .... associate producer
Faithe Raphael .... executive producer
 
Cinematography by
Bryan Newman 
 
Film Editing by
Howard Leder 
Jeremy Lubin 
Josh Rubin 
 
Sound Department
Torrel Alexis .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Zach Jordan .... additional cinematographer
Jeremy Lubin .... additional cinematographer
Josh Rubin .... additional cinematographer
 
Other crew
Seth Carmichael .... publicist
Christopher Pizzo .... publicist
 
Thanks
Skizz Cyzyk .... acknowledgment: archival footage provided by
Billy Simpson .... acknowledgment: archival footage provided by (as William Simpson)
 

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USA:86 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The filmmakers initially approached Wild Man Fischer as a novelty act.See more »
Quotes:
Wild Man Fischer:You gotta have three things: you gotta have talent, you gotta have luck, and you gotta have persistence.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Fish Heads (1980)See more »
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1 out of 40 people found the following review useful.
Nice Try Boys, 19 August 2005
Author: Rocket51 from United States

As a veteran filmmaker and critic, it's pretty obvious to me that this film was produced by narcissistic, pot-smoking dingbats with minimum knowledge of film and film-making. They take a subject, who most people have never even heard of or care about, and produce a documentary that completely falls flat on its face. The simple reality of the matter is that Fischer is just another non-conforming, dead head, bohemian, pseudo-iconoclast who isn't even worth learning about. These "dudes," who probably just graduated from Tisch, treat him like he is the greatest thing since sliced bread just cause his multiple personality disorder somehow gave him the vision to perpetuate complete excrement, which is considered to be artistic mastery by his cult following. I went to college with people like this too - they were usually the ones role playing to dungeons and dragons while smoking hash on a Saturday night with the dead playing in the background. Congratulations to the Ubin Twinz - can't wait to see what they churn out next.

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