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Who the #$&% Is Jackson Pollock? (2006)

In this documentary, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses exposes the controversy in the world of high priced artwork. He paints a vivid picture of how art is bought and sold in America.

Director:

Harry Morgan Moses (as Harry Moses)

Writer:

Harry Morgan Moses (as Harry Moses)

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Cast

Cast overview:
Teri Horton Teri Horton ... Herself
Tod M. Volpe Tod M. Volpe ... Himself (as Tod Volpe)
Ben Heller Ben Heller ... Himself
Nick Carone Nick Carone ... Himself
John Myatt John Myatt ... Himself
Peter Paul Biro Peter Paul Biro ... Himself
Thomas Hoving Thomas Hoving ... Himself
Jeffrey Bergen Jeffrey Bergen ... Himself
Joseph D. Beam Joseph D. Beam ... Himself (as Joe Beam)
Judy Hill Judy Hill ... Herself
Teri Paquin Teri Paquin ... Herself
Bill Page Bill Page ... Himself
Ron Spencer Ron Spencer ... Himself
Allan Stone Allan Stone ... Himself
Adrienne Wilde Adrienne Wilde ... Herself
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In this documentary, veteran filmmaker Harry Moses exposes the controversy in the world of high priced artwork. He paints a vivid picture of how art is bought and sold in America.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Genres:

Documentary

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Picturehouse

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Finding Jackson Pollock See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,526, 19 November 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$12,571, 24 November 2006
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Teri Horton: Everybody knows that a fairy tale starts out 'Once Upon a Time', but a truck drivers tale starts out you 'ain't gonna believe this shit'!
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References Alice in Wonderland (1951) See more »

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Definitely worth watching
18 January 2008 | by jimpowellsfSee all my reviews

This film is entertaining in many ways. The people in the film cover a pretty broad range, but I think it's safe to say that most of them are quirky. Quirky in a good way, though. The story was interesting as well as the whys and hows that originated the story. Without giving too much away, let's just say that the filmmaker does a good job. The story has the ever-popular David v Goliath, Individual v Large Corporate Mentality, and Common Man v The Elite that pretty much anyone can enjoy.

Knowledge of art and artists isn't necessary, and it isn't necessary for you to know the intricacies of the art world. It's all laid out for you in the film. You don't even have to be interested in art to enjoy the movie; you just have to be interested in watching a good story and letting the real-life personalities lead the way.


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