Grilled Cheese Sandwich (compilation)
2006, 89:49 minutes, colour, English
“A funny foray into cheesy acting and cheey singalongs as well as an off the wall climax...communist dialogue and gross out tidbits.” - Broken Pencil magazine
“Chock full of nutritional messages about breaking* free from boring lifestyles, promoting choice, bucking the system and awakening consciousness.” - elevatedifference.com
This DVD compilation includes the feature film, Grilled Cheese Sandwich, as well as three short films and bonus features including an interview with JC.
1. Grilled Cheese Sandwich (2005), 1:31:35 minutes
A teenage leftist bookworm, a stoner 4-track geek, and an angry unemployed punk rocker are united by a dream – to escape the hellish boredom of suburban Grimsville, Ontario. But since they can't, they'll have to make do with drugs... and the brand new Grilled Cheese Sandwich Club dreamed up by their troublemaker friends. When Grimsville High's Principal Middleman unleashes riot cops on the club's free food servings, these spaced-out kids find their political consciousness awakened... sort of.
EXTRAS: 3 early Culp short films shot in the Niagara Region:
2. Bark (1994, 18:32 mins)
Young lovers steal some bad jewelry, hide out on a farm.
3. The Boob (1998, 1:48 mins)
Demolition Derby as metaphor for Mike Harris.
4. Landescapes (1998, 5:00 mins)
A Super 8 elegy for Culp’s late father, featuring Vanna White.
6. Behind the scenes Super 8 footage (9:10 mins)
7. 2003 interview with Jonathan Culp (5:00 mins)
Non-DVD bonus video (digital download only): 1989 Grimsville Secondary School Video Yearbook (1989, 56 minutes)
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