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America: The Motion Picture

America: The Motion Picture - Midnight Specials

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A chainsaw-wielding George Washington invites you to take another look at America’s history as you’ve never seen it before!

The story of the American Revolution is revisited and revised with a smattering of superhero magnitude to give America: The Motion Picture!

Synopsis: A chainsaw-wielding George Washington assembles a team of rabble rousers – including beer-loving bro Sam Adams, famed scientist Thomas Edison, acclaimed horseman Paul Revere, and a very pissed off Geronimo – to defeat Benedict Arnold and King James in the American Revolution. Who will win? No one knows, but you can be sure of one thing: these are not your father's Founding… uh, Fathers.

The film is directed by film Matt Thompson (Archer), produced by the duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) and distributed by Netflix.

A not-to-be-missed animated head trip!

Just as the sun goes down, the Annecy Festival takes on another persona with a select handful of screenings… the audience has been warned! The Midnight Specials programme is the opportunity to show daring, off-beat, and revealing content…

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: America: The Motion Picture

    Directed by: Matt THOMPSON

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 2021

    Running time: 01 h 37 min 06 s

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: special effects, 2D/3D computer, original techniques, diverse techniques

    Version: Original English

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Matt THOMPSON

    Production: FLOYD COUNTY, Matt THOMPSON, JITTERY DOG, Dave CALLAHAM, Peter KIERNAN, Christopher MILLER, FREE ASSOCIATION, Reid CAROLIN, LORD AND MILLER, William ALLEGRA

    Distribution: NETFLIX ANIMATION

    Artistic direction: Arron Peeples

    Script: Dave Callaham

    Graphics: Robin Stanberry

    Storyboard: Omaka Schultz

    Layout: Todd Redner

    Sets: Diego Penuela

    Animation: Jason Walling

    Camera: Josh Grubbs

    Compositing: Bryan Fordney

    Music: Mark Mothersbaugh

    Sound: Jc Richardson

    Editing: Christian Danley

    Voice: Channing Tatum, Jason Mantzoukas, Olivia Munn, Bobby Moynihan, Judy Greer, Will Forte, Raoul Max Trujillo, Killer Mike, Simon Pegg, Andy Samberg