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Author: Richard TemtchineBob FaganGreg PritikinAdrien BrodyMilla JovovichAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Home Entertainment, [2004], ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Steven is a recently unemployed lovable loser who has difficulty expressing himself. Steven's best friend is Fanny, an aspiring singer, who, along with Steven, is just looking for her niche. Eventually Fanny takes a shine to Yiddish music and Steven finds he has a knack for ventriloquism. Through his newfound talent, Steven discovers that he is able to overcome his social problems through his dummy and decides to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Temtchine; Bob Fagan; Greg Pritikin; Adrien Brody; Milla Jovovich; Illeana Douglas; Vera Farmiga; Jessica Walter; Ron Leibman; Jared Harris; Horacio Marquinez; Bill Henry; Michael Palmerio; Paul Wallfish; Marie Abma; Charlotte Bourke; Quadrant Entertainment (Firm); Artisan Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53927659
Language Note: English dialogue, Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2003.
Special features: special 'Dummy' commentary; interactive menus hosted by 'Dummy'; featurette on "How to become a ventriloquist"; 'Dummy' trivia game.
Credits: Director of photography, Horacio Marquinez ; editors, Bill Henry, Michael Palmerio ; music score, Paul Wallfish ; costume designer, Marie Abma ; production designer, Charlotte Bourke.
Cast: Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga, Jessica Walter, Ron Leibman, Jared Harris.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R; for language.
Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions ; Standard TV --
Picture-in picture ventriloquist commentary by Jeff Dunham --
Dummies 101: Learning the ventriloquist dream --
Trailer gallery --
Deleted/Altered scenes --
"What type of dummy are you?" game --
Ventriloquism: A history of dummies --
Ventriloquist lessons --
Scene selects --
Language: English 5.1 Dolby digital surround ; English 2.0 Dolby digital stereo --
Subtitles: English, Spanish.
Responsibility: Quadrant Entertainment presents a film by Greg Pritikin ; produced by Richard Temtchine & Bob Fagan ; written and directed by Greg Pritikin.

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Steven is a recently unemployed lovable loser who has difficulty expressing himself. Steven's best friend is Fanny, an aspiring singer, who, along with Steven, is just looking for her niche. Eventually Fanny takes a shine to Yiddish music and Steven finds he has a knack for ventriloquism. Through his newfound talent, Steven discovers that he is able to overcome his social problems through his dummy and decides to try impressing and winning the heart of Lorena. Supported by an old friend and new love, Steven learns it's never too late to believe in yourself if somone believes in you.

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