Premiered at the
Sundance Film Festival:
January 20, 2003.
An HBO Films
presentation of a Good Machine production.
Distributed by
Fine Line Features
100 minutes

Won the Dramatic Grand Jury Prize, the top award at Sundance.

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American Splendor
Ordinary life is pretty complex stuff.
The true story of Harvey Pekar's life as a Cleveland Hospital file clerk and struggling writer who found underground fame as the creator of the autobiographical comic book series "American Splendor" about his personal, mundane life experiences.

Harvey Pekar Paul Giamatti
Real Harvey Harvey Pekar
Interviewer Shari Springer Berman
Mr. Boats Earl Billings
Robert Crumb James Urbaniak
Toby Radloff Judah Friedlander
Bob the Director Robert Pulcini
Real Toby Toby Radloff
Joyce Brabner   Hope Davis
Real Joyce Joyce Brabner
Stage Actor Harvey Donal Logue
Stage Actor Joyce Molly Shannon
Fred James McCaffrey
Danielle Madylin Sweeten
Real Danielle Danielle Batone

Producer: Ted Hope
Directors:Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman
riters:Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman
Associate Producer: Julia King
Cinematographer: Terry Stacey
Production Designer: Therese DePrez
Music: Mark Suozzo
Madylin Sweeten's Teacher: Don Gault

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