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Waiting for Guffman

Waiting for Guffman

DVD - 2014
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Blaine, Missouri, may be small, but Corky St. Clair always dreams big. Determined to get back to the lights of Broadway, he's created Red, White and Blaine, a musical celebration of the burg's 150th anniversary.
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, [2014]
Branch Call Number: DVD WAITING
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Language Note: In English with optional English, French, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles

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hooppii
Oct 12, 2019

Very clever comedy again from the same gang from Best in Show and Mighty Wind. I enjoyed this one too.

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ThomasJWhiting
Mar 05, 2019

GOOD 1996 Christopher Guest mockumentary - but didn't work for me as well as his others.

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CatfoodShawn
Apr 25, 2017

I absolutely adore This Is Spinal Tap, so I really expected to enjoy this one, but the comedy just fell flat, for me. I will probably give it another go, at some point in the future, because it could have been that I just wasn't in the mood for the genre. But it will be a while before I make another attempt.

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westcoast11
Dec 08, 2014

So funny.

jpozenel Apr 13, 2014

Silly, but funny.

BGar26 Dec 16, 2013

Absolutely loved this film. Great watch, realistic. Great actors/actresses! You will laugh and cry as well. 5 stars!

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Rhonwyn
Nov 16, 2010

Not the best of these but you can see where Spinal Tap came from.

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mariednguyen Sep 27, 2013

Waiting for Guffman is a comedy in the documentary style starring, co-written and directed by Christopher Guest that was released in 1997. Its cast included Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy, Fred Willard, and Parker Posey.

The title of the film is a reference to the Samuel Beckett play, Waiting for Godot. As in the other mockumentaries created by Guest, the majority of the dialogue is improvised. Because the film is about the production of a stage musical, it contains several original musical numbers.

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