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The Idiotmaker's Gravity Tour (2011)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 18 August 2011 (USA)
Flamboyant Max Plugin is a jaded relic of the 1960s who has never really grown up. In his teens, Max ran away to northern California, where he met Teschlock, a charismatic ascetic and guru ... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Kremer

Writers:

William Cully Allen (screenplay), Daniel Kremer (screenplay)
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Credited cast:
William Cully Allen William Cully Allen ... Maxwell Abraham Lowell Plugin
K.J. Linhein ... The Honored Q. Mordechai Teschlock
Alanna Blair ... Megan the Végan
Glenn Walsh Glenn Walsh ... Amos Liggett
Julie Edelstein Julie Edelstein ... Nessa Weymouth
William McKeever William McKeever ... Walt Sannfield
Pappu Rai Pappu Rai ... Pappu
Erin Lovett Sherman Erin Lovett Sherman ... Gi
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Myles Belove Myles Belove ... Gi's Son
Kevin Borella Kevin Borella ... Zev
Peter Brunette Peter Brunette ... Peter Pilot
John Gross John Gross ... Pascal the Hitcher
Daniel Kremer Daniel Kremer ... Radio Host Dean Van Puddy (voice)
Vijay Maurey Vijay Maurey ... Pappu's Assistant
Prakash Mistry Prakash Mistry ... Food Stand Proprietor
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Flamboyant Max Plugin is a jaded relic of the 1960s who has never really grown up. In his teens, Max ran away to northern California, where he met Teschlock, a charismatic ascetic and guru renowned among a small group of young followers. Teschlock asked Max to join him and his disciples on an ashram in India, Max declined and returned home to his family. Now, forty years later, at age 57, Max takes a journey to India to find Teschlock's unknown grave-site, and also himself. His adventures in India, and his Castaneda-esque experiences back home, form the heart of this very unusual road movie. Written by thustlebird

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The cast and crew of The Idiotmaker's Gravity Tour wishes you "Bazzé!" See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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The film's aspect ratio is unusual in that is has been formatted for a screen size of 2.16:1. Growing up, one of director Daniel Kremer's greatest influences were the obscure films he would watch on "grey market" VHS tapes. The films on tape would often have unusual aspect ratios as a result of collectors incorrectly formatting the widescreen frames during homemade telecine VHS transfers, often rendering unusual screen widths. Kremer decided to do the same with this film as it is a tribute to the "journey films" of the 1970's. See more »

Quotes

Peter Pilot: Comfort between the cracks is good, what there is of it. And there's plenty of it, such as it is.
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The actors are credited with their full character names (first, middle and last), even if the full names were not alluded to in the film. See more »

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References The Jeffersons (1975) See more »

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America
Written and Performed by John Fahey
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Country:

Canada | USA | India

Language:

English | Hindi

Release Date:

18 August 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India See more »

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Budget:

$110,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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