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Mr. Accident Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Australian comedian Yahoo Serious wreaks havoc in his third effort as writer, director, and star. Roger Crumpkin (Serious) suffers from "obsessive-compulsive dismantling fixation," which is a fancy way of saying he's always taking things apart that he can't put back together. As a result, disaster follows him like a family of baby ducks trailing after their mother. Roger works for the world's largest free-range egg company, run by cheerful Kelvin Chevalier (Garry McDonald). Kelvin likes Roger and tolerates his ineptitude, but Kelvin's brother Duxton (David Field) does not feel the same way, and when Duxton forces Kelvin out of the firm, Roger is out of a job. Somehow, Roger becomes involved with Duxton's girlfriend Sunday (Helen Dallimore), who isn't much less accident-prone than Roger. Through Sunday, Roger learns that Duxton has an evil scheme to put nicotine in the company's eggs, causing his customers to literally become addicted to his product, and Roger and Sunday set out to stop him -- that is, when they aren't busy breaking things. Mr. Accident was completed in 1999, but wasn't released theatrically until the fall of 2000, its Australian opening coinciding with the Olympic games held in Sydney. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:June 10, 2000

Cast

Yahoo Serious
as Roger Crumpkin
David Field
as Duxton Chevalier
Grant Piro
as Lyndon
Jeanette Cronin
as Constable Rikki
Garry McDonald
as Kelvin Chevalier
Felix Williamson
as Rats
Pippa Grandison
as Nightclub Natasha
Paul Livingston
as Enigmatic Stranger

Crew

Yahoo Serious
Director
Yahoo Serious
Producer
Warwick Ross
Producer
Yahoo Serious
Screenwriter
Steve Arnold
Cinematographer
Nerida Tyson-Chew
Composer (Music Score)
Simon Martin
Editor
Brian Edmonds
Art Director
David Roach
Co-producer
Anna Borghesi
Costume Designer
Wayne Pashley
Sound/Sound Designer
P.J. Voeten
First Assistant Director
Anousha Zarkesh
Casting
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