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In a rare and refreshing reversal of roles, filmmakers put the powerful Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA for short) under the microscope for inspection in Academy Award-nominated director Kirby Dick's incisive look at stateside cinema's most notorious non-censoring censors. Compelled by the staggering amount of power that the MPAA ratings board wields, the filmmaker seeks out the true identities of the anonymous elite who control what films make it to the multiplex. He even goes so far as to hire a private investigator to stake out MPAA headquarters and expose Hollywood's best-kept secret. Along the way, Dick speaks with numerous filmmakers whose careers have been affected by the seemingly random and sexual-content obsessed judgments of the MPAA, including John Waters, Mary Harron, Darren Aranofsky, Wayne Kramer, Kevin Smith, Matt Stone, and Atom Egoyan. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:September 1, 2006


Kirby Dick
Eddie Schmidt
Shana Hagan
Kirsten Johnson
Amy Vincent
Dondi Bastone
Musical Direction/Supervision
Blake Leyh
Composer (Music Score)
Matthew Clarke
Jessica Wolfson
Supervising Producer
Megan Parlen
Associate Producer
Alison Palmer Bourke
Executive Producer
Gil Kofman
Camera Operator
Bruce Dorfman
Camera Operator
Ulli Bonnekamp
Camera Operator
Michael Parry
Camera Operator
Alex Gruzdev
Re-Recording Mixer
Luciano Dias
Production Sound
Jason Blackburn
Production Sound
Joanne Dorn
Production Accountant
John Sember
Production Sound
Allan Palmer
Additional Cinematography
Christine Khalafian
Associate Editor
Rick Brush
Production Sound
John Slocum
Production Sound
Doug Ball
Production Sound