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Indie Game: The Movie (2012)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Drama | 15 September 2012 (Taiwan)
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.
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Credited cast:
Jonathan Blow Jonathan Blow ... Self
Brandon Boyer Brandon Boyer ... Self
Renaud Bédard Renaud Bédard ... Self
Anthony Carboni Anthony Carboni ... Self
Ron Carmel Ron Carmel ... Self
Chris Dahlen Chris Dahlen ... Self
Phil Fish ... Self
Gus Mastrapa Gus Mastrapa ... Self
Danielle McMillen Danielle McMillen ... Self
Edmund McMillen Edmund McMillen ... Self
Jamie Refenes Jamie Refenes ... Self
Kim Refenes Kim Refenes ... Self
Tommy Refenes Tommy Refenes ... Self
Ken Schachter Ken Schachter ... Self
Jamin Warren Jamin Warren ... Self
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A documentary that follows the journeys of indie game developers as they create games and release those works, and themselves, to the world.

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Documentary | Drama

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Trivia

Much is made in the movie of the protracted development of Fez (2012). The game did eventually get released on April 13, 2012. It received critical praise and is considered a commercial success. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy is mailing Microsoft, he's using a PC, but the full-screen pictures of the email client are of Apple Mail. See more »

Quotes

Edmund McMillen: My whole career has been me, trying to find new ways to communicate with people, because I desperately want to communicate with people, but I don't want the messy interaction of having to make friends and talk to people, because I probably don't like them.
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Crazy Credits

Video previews for a number of indie games are featured during the closing credits. Here are the titles of all the Indie games featured in order of appearance. Warp, Canabalt, Catapult for hire, Antichamber, Overgrowth, Alpha Squad, Caster, Gravity Hook HD, Arena, High flyer Death Defyer, Poidin, Xenonauts See more »

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Features Fez (2012) See more »

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My review is pointless, just watch it already.
27 June 2012 | by thethinman777See all my reviews

There aren't that many documentaries about video games so to say that this is easily the best of the bunch might not mean much to many (that's a lot of M's right there), but it is. It's also one of the best documentaries I've ever seen. If the film-makers idea was to first give you a really great view of how some of these indie developers do their stuff and why, then have you on the edge of your seat as release day looms and problems arrive, then finish by leaving you a little bit misty and in a really good mood? If that was their idea then it worked for me.

It's every bit as brilliant as the games that are featured. I think people owe it to themselves to watch this.


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Release Date:

15 September 2012 (Taiwan) See more »

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CAD100,000 (estimated)
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