A documentary about a renegade, independent trailer-park filmmaker!
Ventura, CA, Giuseppe Andrews makes movies in his trailer park where he
grew up. A former child actor, Giuseppe is inspired by the crazy
independent filmmakers of history: Bunuel, Cassavetes and Fassbinder.
with the edges of society, dirty language spoken as poems and
occasional nudity (“because actors are always naked in foreign films”),
Giuseppe’s movies may also resemble the underground worlds of George
Kuchar, John Waters and Tod Browning. With a handwritten script, a video
camera, an acting ensemble of neighbors and a few hundred bucks,
Giuseppe has now made 30 feature films.
headquarters – his own mobile home – we follow as he sets out to make a
feature film in just two days. The stranger-than-fiction documentary
showcases the Giuseppe universe but goes much deeper than just comedy or
exploitation, showing how the self-taught filmmaker captures a deep
level of humanism – and shows that filmmaking is not for a small elite
group but open to everyone.