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The Exquisite Corpse Project (2012)

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A first-of-its-kind comedy about five writers who are challenged to each write fifteen minutes of a movie, after having read only the previous five pages of the script.


Ben Popik
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Caleb Bark Caleb Bark ... Marc
Megan Raye Manzi ... Adayit / Meg
Julia Frey ... Stephanie
Trevor Williams Trevor Williams ... Yustus
Ben Popik Ben Popik ... Himself / Daytime Deli Employee
Chioke Nassor Chioke Nassor ... Himself / Picnic Attendee
Joel Clark Joel Clark ... Himself
Adam Conover ... Himself / Captain Boo
Dave Segal Dave Segal ... Himself / Robber in Flashback
Raphael Bob-Waksberg ... Himself
Geoff Lee ... Mr. Kim
Tavon Bolourchi Tavon Bolourchi ... Todd
Erik Braa ... Narrator
Frances Chewning ... Waitress / Make-Out Girl
Marshall Rimmer Marshall Rimmer ... Flower Shop Employee


A first-of-its-kind comedy about five writers who are challenged to each write fifteen minutes of a movie, after having read only the previous five pages of the script.

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24 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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$75,000 (estimated)
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After winning the Audience Choice award at the Dances with Films festival on June 2, 2012, The Exquisite Corpse Project won the awards for Best Documentary and Best Director in the LA New Wave festival, June 9, 2012. See more »

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Innovative and wildly entertaining!
2 August 2012 | by aeropkinSee all my reviews

The Exquisite Corpse Project has to be one of the most innovative movies out there today! Perfect movie for the youtube generation, the movie is part documentary, part comedy, part sci-fi, part action, and part beautiful madness!

The director Ben Popik proposes an idea to his five comedy-writing friends in the beginning, to write a full-feature film. However, with a few stipulations: sequentially, each writer only could write 15 pages of the movie, and only was allowed to see the previous writer's 5 pages!

The movie starts off switching between documentary and film, and is intriguing enough to want to see what happens! Depicted in the film, are the struggles that occur when working with friends. Each person has a viewpoint, and a vision. When these conflict in a working environment, especially between friends, problems arise that challenge the true bonds between relationships.

Not only is The Exquisite Corpse Project a hilarious montage of ideas and stories, it touches on the personal aspects of what it's like to have legitimate conflict and portrays the reality of relationships.

The movie itself and the documentary aspect were wonderfully woven together. I will see this movie over and over again! Good luck Exquisite Corpse Project!

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