American Movie: The Making of Northwestern

American Movie: The Making of Northwestern
Release Date:
Jan 20, 1999
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Chris Smith
Mark Borchardt Filmmaker
Tom Schimmels Actor in 'Coven'
Monica Borchardt Mark's Mom
Alex Borchardt Mark's Brother
Chris Borchardt Mark's Brother
Ken Keen Friend/Associate Producer
Mike Schank Friend/Musician
Matt Weisman Casting director
Bill Borchardt Mark's Uncle/Executive Producer (as Uncle Bill)
Cliff Borchardt Mark's Dad
Tom Beach Production manager
Joan Petrie Mark's Girlfriend/Associate Producer
Robert Richard Jorge Actor
Bill Borchardt , Sarah Price , Chris Smith

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American Movie: The Making of Northwestern

In this cult-favorite documentary, Mark Borchardt, an aspiring filmmaker from a working-class Wisconsin background, is set on finishing his low-budget horror movie, despite a barrage of difficulties. Plagued by lack of cash, unreliable help and numerous personal problems, Mark wants to complete the film to raise funds for a more ambitious drama. With the assistance of his bumbling but loyal friend Mike Schank, Mark struggles to move forward, making for plenty of bittersweet moments.

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