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The Great World Of Sound is a charming and unassuming film, thanks to breakthrough performances from Pat Healy and Kene Holiday. Read critic reviews

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Martin (Pat Healy) is unemployed and living with his girlfriend (Rebecca Mader). He takes a job as a "producer" with the low-budget record label Great World of Sound, run by the smooth-talking Shank (John Baker). Martin and his partner, Clarence (Kene Holiday), travel around the south auditioning singers in what is essentially a scam to bilk money from marginally gifted dreamers. Martin must confront reality when he falls for Gloria (Tricia Paoluccio), a young woman with true talent.

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John Baker
Shank
Pat Healy
Martin
Kene Holiday
Clarence
Craig Zobel
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George Smith
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Critic Reviews for Great World of Sound

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  • Sep 30, 2012
    The debut feature of "Compliance" director Craig Zobel is an enjoyable little indie concerning the moral dilemma of taking an unethical job in these grim economic times. Pat Healy and Kene Holliday are great as two "record producers" whose job is to sign up musicians under the false pretence that they will launch their career.
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  • Dec 11, 2007
    A steadily heartwrenching tale of the sale of the American Dream.
    William G Super Reviewer
  • Dec 06, 2007
    Clever serio-comedy about two out-of-work guys who take a job as talent scouts for a tiny record label who, unbeknownst to them, is a total fraud. Well crafted, sharply written, and winningly acted, "Great World of Sound" is a witty and ultimately poignant (if a bit repetitive) look at what people will do for fame and money.
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