Paint Cans (1994)

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This Canadian comedy spoofs the government film fund and provides valuable insight to those interested in learning the lingo of bureaucracy. Wick Burns is a government official with all the self-motivation and personality of a robot. His newest project is to find funding for a small art film, "Paint Cans." It was directed by his former film school classmate Vittorio Russo and produced by the oily tongued Neville Lewis. Everyone at the film fund hates this film, but simply saying no is not the bureaucratic way. Instead they try to get other agencies to fund the film. The story also introduces elements of Burn's personal life including his relationship with his disapproving father, and a fledgling romance with Arundel, a journalist he meets in Cannes. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy
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Cast

Bruce Greenwood
as Vittorio Musso
Paul Gross
as Morton Ridgewell
Andy Jones
as Neville Lewis
Nigel Bennett
as Bryson Vautour
Chas Lawther
as Wick Burns
Robyn Stevan
as Arundel Merton
Don Francks
as Maitland Burns
Anne-Marie MacDonald
as Inge Von Nerthus
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