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The Weird World of Blowfly (2010)

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Clarence Reid is a musician who wrote and produced romantic and spiritual songs for some of the greatest Southern soul and R&B acts of the 1960s and '70s. He is also the gonzo performer ... See full summary »

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Jonathan Furmanski
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Credited cast:
Clarence Reid ... Blowfly
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Alaimo Steve Alaimo ... Self
Bela B. Bela B. ... Self (as Bela B. Felsenheimer)
Greg Bell Greg Bell ... Self
Jello Biafra ... Self
Tom Bowker Tom Bowker ... Self
Greg Byers Greg Byers ... Self
Taylor Byrd Taylor Byrd ... Self
Chuck D ... Self
Willie Clarke Willie Clarke ... Self
Bo Crane Bo Crane ... Self
Norwood Fisher ... Self
Joe Galdo Joe Galdo ... Self
Rodrigo González Rodrigo González ... Self
Ice-T ... Self
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Clarence Reid is a musician who wrote and produced romantic and spiritual songs for some of the greatest Southern soul and R&B acts of the 1960s and '70s. He is also the gonzo performer Blowfly, Clarence's freaky alter ego and the original X-rated rapper. "The Weird World of Blowfly" explores both sides of this hilarious and controversial artist, providing a rare, inside peek at the infamous linguist's daily life. Now 69-years-old, with a gold-spangled superhero costume and a catalog of the world's raunchiest tunes, Blowfly tours the world, still struggling for success and recognition after 50 years of making music. The film highlights both Clarence's and Blowfly's unique contributions to music history, including Top-10 R&B hits and what might be the world's first rap song, recorded in 1965. Shot over the course of two years, the film follows Clarence at home and around the world, featuring dozens of classic Blowfly songs as well as new hits. A revealing portrait of an unheralded man,... Written by Blowfly Film

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Not Rated
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Shot over the course of two years. See more »


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Porno Freak
Written and Performed by Clarence Reid (as Blowfly)
Courtesy of Henry Stone Music USA, Inc.
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Miami, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,036, 18 September 2011

Gross USA:

$3,062

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,062
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Special Theory Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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