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This Movie Is Broken (2010)

In Toronto in 2009, a man tries to come to terms with his feelings for his childhood crush as they attend a concert by the band Broken Social Scene.

Director:

Bruce McDonald

Writers:

Kevin Drew (based on an idea by), Bruce McDonald (based on an idea by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Georgina Reilly ... Caroline
Greg Calderone ... Bruno
Kjartan Hewitt ... Blake (as Kerr Hewitt)
Lyndie Greenwood ... Blake's Girlfriend
Tracy Wright ... Box Office Woman
Stephen McHattie ... Security Guard
Mayko Nguyen ... Publicist
Bobby Sahni Bobby Sahni ... Concert MC
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bryden Baird Bryden Baird ... Self
Ohad Benchetrit Ohad Benchetrit ... Self
Brendan Canning Brendan Canning ... Self
Jason Collett Jason Collett ... Self
Evan Cranley Evan Cranley ... Self
John Crossingham John Crossingham ... Self
Kevin Drew Kevin Drew ... Self
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Storyline

Bruno wakes up in bed next to Caroline, his long time crush. But tomorrow she's off for school in France, and maybe she only granted this miracle as a parting gift for her long time friend. So tonight is Bruno's last chance. And tonight, as it happens, Broken Social Scene, her favourite band, is throwing a big outdoor bash. Maybe if Bruno, with the help of his best pal Blake, can score tickets and give Caroline a night to remember, he can keep this miracle alive. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Music | Romance

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 October 2011 (South Korea) See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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MTV has 5 minute music clips with more storyline.
22 March 2011 | by dacrezSee all my reviews

This Movie Is Broken is either a blatant self promotional film for the band Broken Social Scene or the writers truly lack any talent and had to compensate for their lack of skill and/or writers block by putting a live concert in to fluff out and fill 90% of their script.

To even suggest that this is a movie is misleading. It's an hour and a half music clip showing a live band (Broken Social Scene) intermingled with perhaps a total of 10 minutes of actual dialogue and 'storyline' about the characters.

I can't even imagine how anyone can even call this a movie other than the fact that it's comprised of a series of still images strung together.

Unless you want to sit and watch Broken Social Scene play live for almost an hour and a half, avoid this film.

I have seen music clips tell a better tale in less than 5 minutes.

The movie summary for this film has almost the whole story in it.


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