Popatopolis

(2009)
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In 20 years, he's directed more films than Martin Scorsese, He's produced more profitable movies than Jerry Bruckheimer, And he's infuriated more actors than Alfred Hitchcock. The ultimate B Movie Documentary, focusing on B Movie Giant Jim Wynorski (and B Movie Celebration Mentor) and his attempt to make a feature film in 3 days. He's directed seventy feature films, but he's never made one... in THREE DAYS. Jim cuts the shooting schedule, has the actors cook their own food. A documentary featuring B-Movie legends Roger Corman, Andy Sidaris, Julie Strain, Julie K. Smith and Stormy Daniels, Popatopolis follows Jim Wynorski as he begins to film one of his many opuses "Witches of Breastwick" Jim's frenetic pace demands 100 setups per day (the Hollywood standard is 20), and he reduces his electric package to just two lights so he can concentrate on the task at hand.A great overview of a true master at work and in many ways a laser sharp dialectic on the state of B filmmaking today.

  1. Clay Westervelt

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Monique Parent

    Monique Parent

    Monique Parent

  2. Glori-Anne Gilbert

    Glori-Anne Gilbert

    Glori-Anne Gilbert

  3. Jim Wynorski

    Jim Wynorski

    Jim Wynorski

  4. Julie Strain

    Julie Strain

    Julie Strain

  5. Lloyd Kaufman

    Lloyd Kaufman

    Lloyd Kaufman

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  • June 10, 2009
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 15m

Budget $250,000.00

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