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Fast, cheap & out of control

Author: Errol MorrisRodney Allen BrooksDave HooverRay MendezGeorge MendonçaAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, California : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2002] ©2002
Series: SONY Pictures classics.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris paints a fascinating portrait of four obsessed eccentrics. Morris weaves interviews with a wild animal trainer, a topiary gardener, a robot designer and an expert on the naked mole rat together with old movies, cartoons and stock footage for a compelling, kaleidoscopic look at the very thin line which separates madness from genius.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Feature films
Biography
Documentary films
Experimental films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary videos
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Errol Morris; Rodney Allen Brooks; Dave Hoover; Ray Mendez; George Mendonça; Lindsay Law; Robert Richardson; Caleb Sampson; Karen Schmeer; Shondra Merrill; Sony Pictures Classics (Firm),; American Playhouse Theatrical Films,; Fourth Floor Productions,; Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm),
ISBN: 0767897420 9780767897426
OCLC Number: 51175982
Language Note: Closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Experimental biographical documentary.
Special features: bonus trailers ; interactive menus ; scene selections.
Credits: Executive producer, Lindsay Law ; director of photography, Robert Richardson ; music, Caleb Sampson ; editors, Karen Schmeer, Shondra Merrill.
Cast: Rodney Brooks, Dave Hoover, Ray Mendez, George Mendonca.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG ; parental guidance suggested ; mild thematic elements.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen presentation ; English 2-channel (Dolby surround).
Series Title: SONY Pictures classics.
Other Titles: Fast, cheap and out of control
Responsibility: Sony Pictures classics ; American Playhouse Theatrical Films in association with Fourth Floor Productions, Inc. presents ; produced & directed by Errol Morris.

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Acclaimed filmmaker Errol Morris paints a fascinating portrait of four obsessed eccentrics. Morris weaves interviews with a wild animal trainer, a topiary gardener, a robot designer and an expert on the naked mole rat together with old movies, cartoons and stock footage for a compelling, kaleidoscopic look at the very thin line which separates madness from genius.

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