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A broke Brit tries to pick-up girls, earn some money and navigate Los Angeles.

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Alex Cox

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Cast

Credited cast:
Greg Alarcon Greg Alarcon ... Albacete
R.L. Benjamin R.L. Benjamin ... Alvarado
Christine Burton Christine Burton ... Kisna
Alex Cox ... Roy Rawlings
Shaun Madigian Shaun Madigian ... Brown
I. Nukem I. Nukem ... Rroy Rrawlings
Apache Rodrigues Apache Rodrigues ... Murphy
Bob Rosen Bob Rosen ... Smack Hasty
Robert Wipeout Robert Wipeout ... Beer
Bill Wood Bill Wood ... Ozzle Mamba
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A broke Brit tries to pick-up girls, earn some money and navigate Los Angeles.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 September 1994 (Germany) See more »

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$8,000 (estimated)
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Its "trippy, associative editing style," which Cox says was influenced by Nicolas Roeg and Lindsay Anderson, just about obliterates whatever narrative was there to begin with. "At one point there was a 50-minute version which was sort of intelligible," Cox explains in Alex Cox: Film Anarchist, "but I was embarrassed by it after a while because the story seemed so mundane. Then I deliberately cut 10 minutes to make it more obscure." See more »

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