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The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico

The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico is a Canadian mockumentary film released in 2005. Written and directed by Michael Mabbott, the film stars Matt Murphy, a musician previously associated with the bands The Super Friendz and The Flashing Lights, as Guy Terrifico, a country singer long rumoured to have died three decades earlier, but now reemerging from his disappearance and releasing a new album.[1]

The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico
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Directed byMichael Mabbott
Produced byNicholas Tabarrok
Written byMichael Mabbott
Starring
Music byMichael Mabbott
Matt Murphy
CinematographyAdam Swica
Edited byGareth C. Scales
Production
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Release date
2005
CountryCanada
LanguageEnglish

Murphy and Mabbott wrote the film's music,[2] including the songs "Just a Show" and "Make Believe", which were nominated for Best Original Song at the 26th Genie Awards.

The film won the award for Best Canadian First Feature Film at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival.[3] In December 2005, it was named to TIFF's annual Canada's Top Ten list of the year's best Canadian films.[4]

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  1. ^ The Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico. tribute.ca.
  2. ^ "That's just Terrifico" Hour, November 10, 2005.
  3. ^ "Life and Hard Times of Guy Terrifico takes mocking look at country troubadour". Canadian Press, November 7, 2005.
  4. ^ "Topping the list: Canada's cinematic achievements". National Post, December 14, 2005.

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