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Incident at Loch Ness (2004)

A documentary exploring the myth of the Loch Ness monster.

Director:

Zak Penn

Writer:

Zak Penn

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Werner Herzog ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
Kitana Baker ... Herself
Gabriel Beristain ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
Russell Williams II ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV) (as Russell Williams)
David A. Davidson David A. Davidson ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
Michael Karnow ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
Robert O'Meara Robert O'Meara ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
Zak Penn ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
Steven Gardner Steven Gardner ... Himself (Crew of Discovery IV)
John Bailey ... Crew of Herzog in Wonderland
Matthew Nicolay ... Crew of Herzog in Wonderland
Tanja Koop Tanja Koop ... Crew of Herzog in Wonderland
Marty Signore Marty Signore ... Crew of Herzog in Wonderland
Elisabeth Beristain Elisabeth Beristain ... Party Guest
Katherine Ferwerda Katherine Ferwerda ... Party Guest
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Storyline

This is a mockumentary within a mockumentary. The ensemble cast is a Who's Who of modern filmmaking, from Werner Herzog, independent director (Nosferatu, Grizzly Man, Rescue Dawn) playing himself directing a documentary, to cinematographer Gabriel Beristain (of the Blade movies) playing himself, to Sound Recorder/Mixer extraordinaire Russell Williams II (of Independent Lens, Moesha, Training Day) playing himself, to.. well you get the idea. Throw in the legend of Nessie and you've got a totally hilarious thriller mockumentary directed by Zak Penn, Make sure you watch the commentary with the Director and cast members, which continues the fiction of the movie. It's brilliant. Written by Kathy Leigh

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

This fall... There's something in the water


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 September 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Incident au Loch Ness See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,313, 19 September 2004

Gross USA:

$37,493

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$37,493
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Eden Rock Media See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Zak Penn and Werner Herzog perform the DVD commentary while still in character, trading insults frequently, scolding each other and referring to a fake legal agreement that presumably would have been reached after the events take of the film take place. Their argument gets so heated that Herzog 'leaves' and the commentary stops and then restarts, this time hosted by Penn and producer Jana Augsberger. See more »

Quotes

Zak Penn: When I look back, and I hear people talk about what suffering, I say to myself, "Who suffered more than I did"? I mean, other than the people who died. I mean, obviously, they suffered more because, well, they're dead. But, you could make the argument that they're dead, so they're not really dealing with it, whereas I live with the guilt, and I live with the sadness.
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Connections

References Drop Zone (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Away with the Fairy's
Written and performed by Skip Sandoz
Appears courtesy of The Extreme Music Library plc
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Werner Herzog Does Comedy
9 January 2005 | by pdx3525See all my reviews

Who knew that Werner Herzog – the director of "Aguirre: the Wrath of God", "Fitzcarraldo", and other weighty dramas -- could do comedy? Herzog proves it here in Zak Penn's terrific send-up of "the making of the movie" documentary.

"Incident at Loch" purports to document a film Herzog sets out to make in Scotland about the Loch Ness monster. Overseeing the production is Penn, a successful screenwriter. Along for the ride are a famous cinematographer, an Academy award winning sound man, a Playboy model, and a radio controlled six-foot "Nessie."

Penn puts it all together in a clever, inventive way. The result is one of the most original – and funniest – movies of the year.


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