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American: The Bill Hicks Story (2009)

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Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.
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Cast

Cast overview:
Bill Hicks ...
Himself (archive footage)
Dwight Slade ...
Himself, friend of Bill Hicks
Mary Hicks ...
Herself, Bill Hicks' mother
Steve Hicks ...
Himself
Lynn Hicks ...
Herself
...
Himself
James Ladmirault ...
Himself
David Johndrow ...
Himself
John Farneti ...
Himself
Andy Huggins ...
Himself
Steve Epstein
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Photo-animated feature documentary, uniquely narrated by the 10 people who knew Bill best.

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The greatest comic of his generation. Kicked ass. Took names. Changed the game.


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15 April 2011 (Canada)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$5,872 (USA) (8 April 2011)

Gross:

$90,275 (USA) (10 June 2011)
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The co-directors had only 800 photos of Hicks to illustrate their story. They found to their surprise that there was virtually no filmed interview material of Hicks simply talking about himself and his background. See more »

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References Casino Royale (1967) See more »

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probably the finest stand-up comedian of all times
16 March 2013 | by See all my reviews

If you're looking for material about Bill Hicks, this is a place to start. If you're acquainted with his work, this might be your collector's album about his life. None of the background has been omitted: the highs and the lows supported by lots of previously unreleased footage.

The interviews with Bill's family revealed how much love and affection he received from them. In my opinion, this environment along with his talent and experience led him to become one of the best stand-up comedians of all times.

I found it great how this movie has been made as a mixture of archive footage and simple animation with voice-over of the interviewees. However, i felt that his approach might turn-off the average viewer, as well.


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