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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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Sy
Mieko Kobayashi ...
Connie
Tak Kubota ...
James Fikuta
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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: Monsieur Fishko, it was Truffaut who said of you, "Fishko is a poet who does not show his poetry."
Sy: Truffaut. Wasn't that the guy in "Close Encounters?" Speaking of "Close Encounters"...that was a complete rip-off of my first sci-fi flick, "Commies From Mars."
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