1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Wiki

#915. Clerks

  • Year: 1994
  • Country: USA
  • Production: Miramax, View Askew, 92m B&W
  • Director: Kevin Smith
  • Producer: Scott Mosier, Kevin Smith
  • Screenplay: Kevin Smith
  • Photography: David Klein
  • Music: Scott Angley
  • Cast: Brian O'Halloran, Jeff Anderson, Marilyn Ghigliotti, Lisa Spoonhauer, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith
  • Cannes Film Festival: Youth Foreign Award, Mercedes-Benz Award

Abridged Book Description

Writer/director Kevin Smith stepped forward in 1994 as the most promising Generation X newcomer with this impressive debut film... Shot in black-and-white, the $27,500-budget movie was filmed over 21 days at the QuickStop Groceries store where Smith has worked since he was 19, and where he edited the film each night.