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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Deborah Theaker
Christopher Guest
Catherine O'Hara
David Cross
Eugene Levy
Directors
Christopher Guest
Screenwriters
Christopher Guest
Eugene Levy
Running Time
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Waiting For Guffman
As close to Spinal Tap as they can get.


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Plot
Small town Blaine, Missouri puts on a pageant, despite a lack of theatrical ability obvious to everyone but themselves.


Verdict
Watch 80 "sardonically irreverent" minutes zip by. Then stop, rewind and repeat. Ad absurdum.


Reviewed by Neil Jeffries

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