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Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Starring: Eugene Levy, Parker Posey, Bob Balaban, Catherine O'Hara, Christopher Guest, Fred Willard, Paul Dooley
Director: Christopher Guest
Category: 1996, Independent, Classic, Comedy
Studio: Warner Home Video
English, French, Spanish, POR
84 mins



This mock documentary, set in the fictional town of Blaine, Missouri, chronicles the attempts of its talent-free residents to put on a show celebrating the burg's 150th anniversary. From the fey director Corky St. Clair to the Dairy Queen girl, the cast and crew scream incompetence. Furthermore, St. Claire has invited Guffman -- a Broadway producer -- to see the production, with the hopes that they will eventually make it to the Great White Way. Can the local yokels make something out of nothing?


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