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A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.

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Cast

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Robin Ballard ...
Female Assistant (as Robin D. Ballard)
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Obnoxious Fan
Kristin Brewer ...
Lady Shopper
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Tabatha
Johnny Hoops ...
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Troll Girl (as Jizelle Jade Jurquina)
Daniel Love ...
Camera Operator (as Daniel 'Doc' Love)
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Storyline

Benjamin, home-schooled by his eccentric mother, is a loner whose passion for writing leads him on an journey as his story first gets ripped off by the legendary fantasy novelist, Ronald Chevalier, and then is adapted into a disastrous movie by the small town's most prolific homespun filmmaker. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 May 2010 (Germany)  »

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As Crónicas de Bronco  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$11,502 (USA) (30 October 2009)

Gross:

$113,155 (USA) (4 December 2009)
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Trivia

People on set commented that Jemaine Clement and director Jared Hess bore a striking resemblance, which Clement explained by joking, "I've found directors often hire people who look like them." See more »

Goofs

When Chevalier opens "Yeast Lords," the audience hears the second part of the story as though he's reading it, even though it's obvious that he has opened to the first page. See more »

Quotes

Judith: Guess what? I heated up the hot water bottle so you can sit on it while we drive!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, we see Bronco cutting some of his hair and pasting it with honey on Vanaya's bald head. And then they kiss. See more »


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Celtic Voyage
Written by Joel Bevan
Courtesy of 5 Alarm Music
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Instant cult classic
19 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

So, I completely understand why people do not like this movie. It can be gross, confusing, and just plain stupid at times. With that said, it is one of the funniest movies I have ever seen. Jemaine Clement and Sam Rockwell fell into the roles of some of the funniest characters I have ever seen. There are some lines when both in and out of context made me laugh so hard I cried.

This movie is not for everyone, I think people who like both napoleon Dynamite and Nacho Libre will find some enjoyment out of this(which I don't). More importantly, I think people looking for some sci-fi fantasy literature satire will get a kick out of this, because both the dialog with the "Authors" and all the excerpts from the two books had my laughing out loud constantly.


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