Winnebago Man (DVD)

Directed by : Ben Steinbauer
Available Date : 11/02/2010
Release Year : 2010
Running Time : 85
UPC : 738329069223
Country : U.S.
Subject : Film and Media Studies - American Indie
Genre : Documentary, Comedy
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Type "The Angriest Man in the World" into any search engine, and one name appears -- Jack Rebney, a.k.a. "The Winnebago Man" -- an '80s RV salesman, whose hilarious, profanity-strewn, on-the-job meltdown was captured on video and passed around on VHS tapes, before exploding into an Internet phenomenon seen by millions. When a young filmmaker sets out on the seemingly impossible task of tracking down Rebney, who disappeared 20 years before, he finds Rebney living alone on a mountain top, as sharp-tongued as ever, but more intelligent and loveable than anyone could have imagined. WINNEBAGO MAN is an outrageously funny look at viral culture and an unexpectedly moving tale of one man's response to unintended celebrity.

Product Extras :
  • The Lost Winnebago Sales Video (25 minutes of never-before-seen footage!)
  • Featurette - NYC Premiere w/Michael Moore, Jeff Garlin, & Jack Rebney!
  • Theatrical Trailer.
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  • Ben Steinbauer - Director
  • Ben Steinbauer - Himself
  • Jack Rebney - Himself

Reviews

"One of the funniest documentaries ever made!" - Michael Moore

"Winnebago Man shows a full tank of irascible charm" - The Los Angeles Times

"Two thumbs up! Holy sh*t, is this a f**king funny documentary!" - Roger Ebert

"Madly Entertaining" - New York Magazine

"An intriguing meditation on character, celebrity, and the filmmaking process itself." - The New Yorker

"Bleeping brilliant!" - People Magazine

Awards

SXSW World Premeire
Saratoga Film Festival - Winner Best Documentary
Edmonton International Film Festival - Winner Best Documentary
HOTDOCS - Winner Audience Top 10
Cinevagas Film Festival- Winner Audience Award
Traverse City Film Festival - Winner Founder Prize.

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