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The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

Director: Morgan Spurlock

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Documentary Feature |  USA |  2011 |  HDCAM |  88 MIN

Synopsis

Boundary-pushing Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Morgan Spurlock explores the world of product placement, marketing and advertising in The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, a film that was fully financed through product placement from various brands, all of which are integrated transparently into the film.

The Greatest Movie Ever Sold is directed by Morgan Spurlock, written by Spurlock and Jeremy Chilnick, and produced by Spurlock, Chilnick and Abbie Hurewitz through Spurlock’s production company, Warrior Poets, along with Snoot Entertainment’s Keith Calder and Jessica Wu, who produced.

Credits

Director: Morgan Spurlock

Producer: Jeremy Chilnick, Abbie Hurewitz

Screenwriter: Jeremy Chilnick

Cinematographer: Daniel Marracino

Editor: Thomas M. Vogt

Music: OK GO

Director Bio

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Morgan Spurlock is a New York based writer, director and producer. Since the success of his first film, Super Size Me, Spurlock has directed projects including Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden, The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3-D on Ice!, Freakonomics and the FX show, “30 Days”.

Contact

Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Distributor Email: sony_classics@spe.sony.com

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Screening Time

Sunday March 13

4:15PM

Venue

Paramount Theatre

713 Congress Ave

Online

www.sonyclassics.com

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