American Beer

American Beer

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Overview

American Beer

In this lively road picture, four Canadian lads in their early '20s go for a cross-country jaunt in a 1966 Corvair to have one last great adventure. Their lark leads them to the U.S. badlands. While cruising through a particularly desolate region, the Corvair breaks down. Desperately needing a particular part, the four disparate youths decide to separate and later return. Curt, the car's owner, elects to remain behind to guard the vehicle. He ends up cornered by a poetic quasi-philosophical fellow who fancies himself a modern-day Jack Kerouac. Drew, the sensitive one, gets lucky right off the bat. No sooner does he begin hitchhiking than he is picked up by his former high-school gym teacher who is on vacation with his family. Unfortunately, Drew hated his gym teacher and quickly comes to equally despise the teacher's fat and doltish son. Pistol-packing, macho Al ends up taking advantage of an auto garage robbery in progress. Martin lands at a redneck bar where the patrons mistake him for Ferris Bueller. Naturally Martin tries to tell them that he is neither the character nor actor Matthew Broderick who played Ferris, but the beer drinking good-ol' boys refuse to believe him and spend their time goading him into making humorous remarks.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/28/2004
UPC: 0658769436433
Original Release: 1996
Rating: NR
Source: Vanguard Cinema
Time: 1:29:00

Special Features

Trailer; Audio commentary with Grant Harvey, Brent Kawchuk and Jordan Kawchuck; "American Beer: The Drinking Game"; Instructional video & photo gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Scott Urquart Actor
Jordan Kawchuk Actor
C. Adam Leigh Actor
Jason Thompson Actor
Arayan Starre Actor
Brent Kawchuk Actor
Lindsay Burns Actor
Michael Lozinski Actor
A.J. Cotton Actor
Ross Perry Actor
Myrna Vallance Actor
Jon Raitt Actor
Bill Rademacher Actor
Jesse Ed Azure Actor

Technical Credits
Grant Harvey Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Mark Dobrescu Cinematographer
Brent Kawchuk Producer,Screenwriter
Jordan Kawchuk Producer,Screenwriter
Cheryl Kroeker Casting
Frank Laratta Sound/Sound Designer
Josh Mikashoo Production Designer
Mike Shields Songwriter
Dean Soltys Editor

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Shortcut [11:57]
2. Deliverance [11:20]
3. Pants Boy [10:20]
4. Middle of Nowhere [8:01]
5. People Like Us [15:13]
6. Skiddly Wa, Daddy-O [7:06]
7. Alibi [11:37]
8. One for the Road [9:49]

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