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Plastic Utopia (1997)

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Cast

Credited cast:
John Arkinson John Arkinson ... Heckler
Buddy Bruce Boyles Buddy Bruce Boyles ... Golden White Boy
Rebecca Brogden Rebecca Brogden ... Sofia
Bryan Christner Bryan Christner ... Nick
James Cochran James Cochran ... Old Man Calahan
Mardi DeLong Mardi DeLong
Lana Dieterich ... Elise
Rob Faubion Rob Faubion ... Russell
Calen Gabriel Calen Gabriel ... Stalker Mime
Pat Garvey Pat Garvey ... Horseshoe Emcee
John Lennon Harrison John Lennon Harrison ... Grand Master Ted
Alan Hines Alan Hines ... Buster Tuffstuff
Don House Don House ... Mime Enthusiast
Kevin Kinkade ... Mr. Mean
Kerri Lause Kerri Lause ... Ruth
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Official Sites:

Fortified Films

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 October 1997 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA

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James: You can all suck eggs for all I care!
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A mime is a terrible thing to waste
17 December 2004 | by unixmonkeySee all my reviews

Welcome to the bizarre universe of PLASTIC UTOPIA, a dark and vicious comedy from the dynamic team of David and Nathan Zellner! In a world where moral corruption and prosperity go hand-in-hand, James is out of his element. He's unpopular, whiny and cranky, not to mention a second-rate street mime fond of belittling his audience. James longs for a life or reckless abandon, much like that of his unscrupulous roommate Frank Feldspar - a thief, murderer, and a professional poet who is loved by all. James enthusiastically embraces the lifestyle of a hardened criminal, and he teams up with frank for a daring armed robbery. But the bungled heist ends in disaster, and James finds himself even more hated than before. Alienated and depressed, he plans one final act of social terrorism that will bring him the fame he so desperately craves...or will it?


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