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American Splendor

Cast

Paul Giamatti, Hope Davis, Judah Friedlander, James Urbaniak View All


Crew

Harvey Pekar (Writer), Shari Springer Berman (Director), Shari Springer Berman (Writer), Robert Pulcini (Director) View All

Release: Aug. 15th, 2003
Runtime: 1 hour, 41 minutes
An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
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0 American Splendor could possibly be splendid
So yea when I first saw american splendor it left that kind of Waking Life taste in my mouth. Also I havent seen too much of Paul Giamatti in many films and he normally ends up being sort of a suppor...

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MovieMeditation
The way that the movie is driven by a broken narrative, which almost works as small-time highpoints of the life and career of Harvey Pekar, is what separates the movie from other biopics.
TheUsualSuspect
I never heard of Harvey Pekar until this film, but having him in the film in a kind of narrator role gives the viewer insight on the character they might not have ever known.
Ezikiel
The funniest scene in the film in my opinion is a scene where Toby tells Harvey he's driving many miles to see a film, he tells Harvey this film was inspiring, and when he said the name of the movie, I just couldn't stop laughing.


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