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A teenager attends a fantasy writers' convention where he discovers his idea has been stolen by an established novelist.

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Jared Hess
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Angarano ... Benjamin
John Baker ... Don Carlos
Robin Ballard Robin Ballard ... Female Assistant (as Robin D. Ballard)
Steve Berg ... Obnoxious Fan
Kristin Brewer Kristin Brewer ... Lady Shopper
Jemaine Clement ... Chevalier
Kristie Conway Kristie Conway ... Nerdy Girl
Jennifer Coolidge ... Judith
Rod Decker Rod Decker ... Rod Decker
Isaac Demke Isaac Demke ... Loyal Fan
Halley Feiffer ... Tabatha
Johnny Hoops ... Kanaya / Kenonka
Héctor Jiménez ... Lonnie Donaho
Jizelle Jade ... Troll Girl (as Jizelle Jade Jurquina)
Daniel Love Daniel Love ... Camera Operator (as Daniel 'Doc' Love)
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Storyline

Benjamin, home-schooled by his eccentric mother, is a loner whose passion for writing leads him on an journey as his story first gets ripped off by the legendary fantasy novelist, Ronald Chevalier, and then is adapted into a disastrous movie by the small town's most prolific homespun filmmaker. Written by Fox Searchlight Pictures

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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Fox Searchlight

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2010 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

As Crónicas de Bronco See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,502, 30 October 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$113,155, 6 December 2009
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Dolby

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The artwork in the opening credits is by acclaimed fantasy and science fiction artists Kelly Freas and David Lee Anderson. See more »

Goofs

When Chevalier is reading Benjamin's story he has just opened the binder, in the next shot it shows he has read at least half of it. See more »

Quotes

Brutus: Oh my holy crap, surveillance does... I hate those. This is ridiculous, that's the most well guarded yeast factory I've ever seen!
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, we see Bronco cutting some of his hair and pasting it with honey on Vanaya's bald head. And then they kiss. See more »


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First Flight
Written and Performed by John Two-Hawks
Courtesy of Circle Studios Records
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"As an author I am picturing myself as a troll mother..."
11 August 2018 | by zievereirSee all my reviews

Jared Hess's works are all very good with an abundance of great scenes and characters, and indeed excellent casting. Whereas 'Masterminds' and 'Nacho Libre' didn't quite match up to the refreshing humour and stand alone style of 'Napoleon Dynamite', this film definitely comes closer.

Michael Angarano and Jermaine Clement are really perfect for these roles, and for this director. Like much of his work, there is a certain feel throughout where Hess manages to produce more than just the slapstick hits, surreal situations, humourous observations or joke punchlines. Somehow he creates his own universe successfully incorporating all of these elements.

Very happily this is more of the same from Jared & Jerusha


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