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A Fantastic Fear of Everything (2012)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  8 June 2012 (UK)
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A crime novelist whose research on Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck must confront his worst fears when a film executive takes a sudden interest in his movie script.

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Alan Drake ...
Kiran Shah ...
Small Man in Duvet
Jack Jaikol Situn ...
Vietnamese Newspaper Man
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Maitre D' / Eye of Death
Henry Bowers-Broadbent ...
Moustached Waiter
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Clair De Grunwald
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Dr. Friedkin
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Disgruntled Diner
Doug Tulloch ...
Lead Head
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Biggie (as Elliot Green)
Josh Warner-Campbell ...
Taggz
Harley Kierans ...
Tiny
Kamal Onyiukah ...
Noodles
Millie Hagland ...
Duck
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Jack is a children's author turned crime novelist whose detailed research into the lives of Victorian serial killers has turned him into a paranoid wreck, persecuted by the irrational fear of being murdered. When Jack is thrown a life-line by his long-suffering agent and a mysterious Hollywood executive takes a sudden and inexplicable interest in his script, what should be his big break rapidly turns into his big breakdown, as Jack is forced to confront his worst demons; among them his love life, his laundry and the origin of all fear. Written by Production

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Jack's a writer with a dark secret. But now his demons are taking over, unless one man finds the courage to fight back.

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Die fürchterliche Furcht vor dem Fürchterlichen  »

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During the restaurant scene, the black man sitting behind Jack disappears & reappears as the shot changes. See more »

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Jack: Well, actually, writers and serial killers are very similar. They're practically brothers.
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I don't know what's going on!!!!
26 October 2012 | by (Hamilton, Canada) – See all my reviews

I bought tickets to this movie for its premier at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival based on the trailer alone and went in with some trepidation after checking its IMDb rating and reading some critic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes.

Having seen the movie tonight, I can honestly say I feel like I'm from another planet then those reviewers. I absolutely loved this film! It was hilarious, creepy, intelligent, and unique. I was roaring through the whole thing, and it wasn't just me! The entire theater was rolling in their seats! The directer, Chrispian Mills was there and I stayed afterwords to shake his hand and tell him I am now a fan. There was a line of people wanting do the same thing.

I made an IMDb account specifically to tell you to pay no attention to the negative critic ratings. If you've seen the trailer and you think it looks like something you'd enjoy, then for God sakes go see it!


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