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Henry Fool

Author: Hal HartleyThomas Jay RyanJames UrbaniakParker PoseyTrue Fiction Pictures.All authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Video, [1998]
Series: Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Hartley; Thomas Jay Ryan; James Urbaniak; Parker Posey; True Fiction Pictures.; Shooting Gallery (Firm); Sony Pictures Classics (Firm); Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0767811437 9780767811439
OCLC Number: 40650679
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as motion picture in 1997.
Formatted to fit TV screen.
Credits: Cinematography, Mike Spiller ; editor, Steve Hamilton.
Cast: Thomas Jay Ryan, James Urbaniak, Parker Posey.
Awards: Best Screenplay, Cannes Film Festival.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 137 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; Dolby surround.
Series Title: Sony Pictures Classics (Firm)
Responsibility: True Fiction Pictures and the Shooting Gallery present a film by Hal Hartley ; produced by Hal Hartley.
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Simon Grim, a nerdy young sanitation worker who lives in Queens with his depressed mother and promiscuous sister, turns out to be a brilliant poet and an overnight literary sensation, after being encouraged to write down his ideas by Henry Fool, a boozy pseudo-intellectual who rents the Grim family basement.

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