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Masked and Anonymous (2003)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Music | 8 August 2003 (Canada)
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A singer, whose career has gone on a downward spiral, is forced to make a comeback to the performance stage for a benefit concert.

Director:

Larry Charles

Writers:

Bob Dylan (as Sergei Petrov), Larry Charles (as Rene Fontaine)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Dylan ... Jack Fate
Jeff Bridges ... Tom Friend
Penélope Cruz ... Pagan Lace
John Goodman ... Uncle Sweetheart
Jessica Lange ... Nina Veronica
Luke Wilson ... Bobby Cupid
Angela Bassett ... Mistress
Steven Bauer ... Edgar
Michael Paul Chan ... Guard
Bruce Dern ... Editor
Ed Harris ... Oscar Vogel
Val Kilmer ... Animal Wrangler
Cheech Marin ... Prospero
Chris Penn ... Crew Guy #2
Giovanni Ribisi ... Soldier
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Storyline

Against the backdrop of a nation on the brink of revolution, Uncle Sweetheart and Nina Veronica are slimy promoters planning a benefit concert. They desire the services of legendary singer Jack Fate, and soon Fate is sprung from jail. A rock journalist investigates the concert, attempting to determine just who will benefit. Revolution may be raging outside the arena, but Jack Fate and the benefit concert play on as planned. Written by Ken Miller <wkmiller704@yahoo.com>

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Are you humble before God? See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Western

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Monolith [Poland] | Official site | See more »

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 August 2003 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A Máscara do Anonimato See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$30,783, 27 July 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$533,344, 14 December 2003
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The schedule board at the television station is filled with titles of Bob Dylan songs, including "It's Alright Ma" and "Hurricane". See more »

Goofs

When Jack Fate threatens Tom Friend with a broken whiskey bottle, in the next shot, the bottle he holds in his hand and drops on the ground is actually an unbroken bottle. See more »

Quotes

Jack Fate: I was always a singer and maybe no more then that. Sometimes it's not enough to know the meaning of things, sometimes we have to know what things don't mean as well. Like what does it mean to not know what the person you love is capable of? Things fall apart, especially all the neat order of rules and laws. The way we look at the world is the way we really are. See it from a fair garden and everything looks cheerful. Climb to a higher plateau and you'll see plunder and murder. Truth and beauty ...
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Alternate Versions

There are many different versions of this film, according to director Larry Charles, including a 3 hour version. See more »


Soundtracks

Drifter's Escape
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed Live by Bob Dylan and his band
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the best movie I have seen in months
4 April 2009 | by LumikinosSee all my reviews

I am not a fan of Bob Dylan, but I think his figure in this movie is very interesting, because to me it represents more than just a connection to the great singer, but high-level personality. The plot is interesting, placed in a fictional future with unpredictable development and smart side lines. I don't understand people that said the dialogues and speech were hard to get. It just requires some brain cells to work, not just passively follow the action. This is a very special movie, it is not for people who just want the entertainment. The casting is awesome, all the actors are admirable in their roles. Bob Dylan doesn't even talk a lot, but his character is very very charming. I think a lot of people will enjoy this feature, so don't let negative comments stop you from watching it, because it is better than you might think!


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