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This Movie Is Broken (2010)

In Toronto in 2009, a man tries to come to terms with his feelings for his childhood crush as they attend a concert by the band Broken Social Scene.

Director:

Bruce McDonald

Writers:

Kevin Drew (based on an idea by), Bruce McDonald (based on an idea by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Georgina Reilly ... Caroline
Greg Calderone ... Bruno
Kjartan Hewitt ... Blake (as Kerr Hewitt)
Lyndie Greenwood ... Blake's Girlfriend
Tracy Wright ... Box Office Woman
Stephen McHattie ... Security Guard
Mayko Nguyen ... Publicist
Bobby Sahni Bobby Sahni ... Concert MC
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bryden Baird Bryden Baird ... Himself
Ohad Benchetrit Ohad Benchetrit ... Himself
Brendan Canning Brendan Canning ... Himself
Jason Collett Jason Collett ... Himself
Evan Cranley Evan Cranley ... Himself
John Crossingham John Crossingham ... Himself
Kevin Drew Kevin Drew ... Himself
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Storyline

Bruno wakes up in bed next to Caroline, his long time crush. But tomorrow she's off for school in France, and maybe she only granted this miracle as a parting gift for her long time friend. So tonight is Bruno's last chance. And tonight, as it happens, Broken Social Scene, her favourite band, is throwing a big outdoor bash. Maybe if Bruno, with the help of his best pal Blake, can score tickets and give Caroline a night to remember, he can keep this miracle alive. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama | Music | Romance

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2011 (South Korea) See more »

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Great title
29 January 2014 | by AlexPop74See all my reviews

They have found a great title for this movie, because it reflects the viewer's impression after watching this film. The story is very simple, but still it doesn't seem to get the audience. It's really hard to stand watching it to the end and it is not the purpose of movies (the purpose of movies is to entertain people). Anyways, I have to admit that it has a few good lines, but that's it, overall is, as another reviewer said, a story with less story than some 5 minutes MTV music videos. Sometimes I have the impression that NFB Canada does not read the projects that are submitted for financing, they seem to set up a draw and that's it, here's the financed projects for this year.


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