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Snowball Effect. The Story of Clerks (2004)

A feature-length documentary about the making of Kevin Smith's Clerks (1994) and the commercial success that followed.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kevin Smith ... Himself
Grace Smith Grace Smith ... Herself
Ernest O'Donnell ... Himself (as Ernie O'Donnell)
Mike Belicose Mike Belicose ... Himself
Bryan Johnson ... Himself
Walter Flanagan ... Himself
Ed Hapstak Ed Hapstak ... Himself
Jason Mewes ... Himself
Vincent Pereira Vincent Pereira ... Himself
Scott Mosier ... Himself
David Klein David Klein ... Himself (as Dave Klein)
Jeff Anderson ... Himself
Peter Broderick Peter Broderick ... Himself
Joe Bagnole Joe Bagnole ... Himself
Brian O'Halloran ... Himself
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A feature-length documentary about the making of Kevin Smith's Clerks (1994) and the commercial success that followed.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lumipallovaikutus. Näin tehtiin Tiskirotat See more »

Filming Locations:

Highlands, New Jersey, USA See more »

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View Askew Productions See more »
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Color

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1.78 : 1
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The movie Clerks (1994) is 92 minutes long. This documentary about that movie is also 92 minutes. See more »

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Amazing making-of doc
26 September 2004 | by arthurpewtySee all my reviews

A really entertaining and thankfully in-depth look at the road to CLERKS, taking the journey with Kevin Smith from birth to high school sketch comedy to working odd jobs with no direction post-high school to seeing SLACKER to making the movie to getting it seen to getting it in Sundance to finally finally getting it sold. This is a refreshing departure from a lot of DVD making-of docs which are loaded with clips and halfhearted praise from the participants about everyone else on the film. The CLERKS story is one of the great underdog tales of indie film, and this doc really lays it all out carefully, clearly, and amusingly for fans and wannabes alike.


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