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Project Background + Status + Reviews

CROPPIES is a 53 min. broadcast quality documentary that gives voice to both sides of the debate over the true nature of that most quintessential of English summer phenomena: Crop Circles. Are they art, or are they messages from extra-terrestrial beings? Or both?

Featuring the first ever in-depth interviews with human circle makers, CROPPIES is an affectionate, balanced and revealing sociological portrait, featuring original music by NEGATIVLAND, with GLOBAL GOON, HEAD AND LEG and SEMINALE.

 Status: Completed 1999 - Broadcast by Channel 4 / Carlton / WGBH

Ready for broadcast - PAL + NTSC versions on BETA SP masters - All clearances in place

Available for sale on region free DVD

Price: 5.00 inc. UK postage.
Please add 1.50 per EU order, and 2.50 per US / rest of world order

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"C
onsisting primarily of craftily edited interviews with the movers and rakers on all sides of the circle equation, CROPPIES is a sympathetic, engaging and often hilarious portrait of their insular world.
As a visual document of the crop circle circus, CROPPIES is unbeatable.”

 - FORTEAN TIMES MAGAZINE

“A well crafted and entertaining documentary, and an essential piece of crop circle history.
This film charts territory that other films haven’t even got near; highly recommended
 
- THE CEREOLOGIST MAGAZINE

“A fair reflection of the many characters who inhabit the cereological world, nattily and amusingly edited.”
- SUSSEX CIRCULAR MAGAZINE

“CROPPIES is a humourously revealing look at the foibles and delights of the crop circle research community, both believers and sceptics. It provides an entertaining insight into their lives and will appeal to anyone regardless of their belief orientation.”
- BRIGHTON FRINGE FESTIVAL PROMOTION

"It does have a quasi-mystical and religious undertone that makes it unsuitable for peak-time viewing."
 - CHANNEL 5 REJECTION LETTER

 


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