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Focus on Fishko (1983)

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This short film satirizes France's auteur theory. An earnest French film critic rediscovers the work of washed-up grade-Z movie director Seymour Z. Fishko("Revenge of the 80-Foot Stripper,"... See full summary »

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Lunga / Betsy / 80-Foot Stripper
Frank Biro ...
Old Dirk Forrest
Ray Colbert ...
Dirk Forrest
Caroline Ducrocq ...
Genevieve Poinier
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Mieko Kobayashi ...
Connie
Tak Kubota ...
James Fikuta
Alice Nunn ...
Old Mimi
Joe Silver ...
Old Studio Boss
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This short film satirizes France's auteur theory. An earnest French film critic rediscovers the work of washed-up grade-Z movie director Seymour Z. Fishko("Revenge of the 80-Foot Stripper," "Crabla," "They Froze Hitler's Head," "Dragstrip Mummy")and makes a documentary about his life and career. Written by Dexter Haven

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13 September 1983 (USA)  »

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King of the B's  »

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Genevieve Poinier: 1965. Not a good year for film, not a good year for Fishko. It was then that Monarch Studios decided to take a bold step forward. They would make the switch from black and white to color with the film "Son of Samson." It proves to be the undoing of Monarch Studios and Fishko himself for the film goes twelve hundred dollars over budget - bankrupting the studio.
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