Dummy (film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed by Greg Pritikin
Produced by Bob Fagen
Richard Temtchine
Written by Greg Pritikin
Starring Adrien Brody
Milla Jovovich
Illeana Douglas
Vera Farmiga
Jared Harris
Music by Paul Wallfisch
Cinematography Horacio Marquinez
Edited by William Henry
Michael Palmerio
Quadrant Entertainment
Distributed by Artisan Entertainment
Release dates
  • February 21, 2002 (2002-02-21) (AFM premiere)
  • September 12, 2003 (2003-09-12) (United States)
Running time 91 minutes
Language English
Box office $71,646[1]

Dummy is a 2002 comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Pritikin. It stars Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga and Jared Harris. It was released to home media by Lionsgate Home Entertainment on February 17, 2004.

Plot summary[edit]

Steven Schoichet is a recently unemployed ne'er-do-well who has difficulty expressing himself. Steven finds he has a knack for ventriloquism. Steven's best friend is Fangora "Fanny" Gurkel, an aspiring punk rock singer who, along with Steven, is just looking for her niche. Eventually, Fanny takes a shine to klezmer music when she learns of an opportunity to get an actual gig. Through his newfound talent, Steven discovers that he is able to overcome his social problems through his dummy and decides to try impressing and winning the heart of Lorena Fanchetti.

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  1. ^ "Dummy (2003)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved July 6, 2011. 

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