But the film’s brisk progress is always genial and lively, hitting the expected off-color-humor marks without getting too juvenile.
If “Unhung Hero” occasionally feels semi-staged, it never takes itself seriously enough for that to feel like a cheat. (Documentary) A Breaking Glass Pictures release of a Green Sky Films production.
Back home, he gets some sage advice from Jonah Falcon, alleged owner of the world’s largest penis, and author Dan Savage.
The wrap-up is a bit rote, as Moote finally gets the “just be yourself” message and a new girlfriend to boot.
6 at Hollywood’s Arena Cinema, launching on DVD and i Tunes a few days later.
It has a good shot at parlaying favorable reviews and other press attention into additional theatrical dates.
“Unhung Hero” amusingly details comedian Patrick Moote’s quest to find out if size really matters — and whether it’s really possible to enlarge the size of one’s junk — after a public humiliation underlines the insecurity that dwells in his underwear.
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He gets psychological encouragement from ex-porn star Annie Sprinkle, who says she can tell he’s “a sexually gifted person,” and her famously endowed colleague Ron Jeremy assures that, as far as women are concerned, “a good tongue is more important.” Still determined to somehow improve upon nature, Moote travels to Southeast Asia, where the consumption of relevant animal parts, extreme martial arts, scary oil injections and plain old plastic surgery are among the variably credible solutions on offer.Produced by Thomas Brettschneider, In-Ah Lee, Christoph Pellander, Lynn Schmitz.Executive producers, Ulrich Mommert, Karen Walter-Mommert, Christian Hofann, Alexander P. Camera (color, HD), Brennan Maxwell; editor, Justin Guerrieri; music, Sarah Schachner; music supervisor, Cary Logrande; sound, Kevni Faber, Jared Simmons; supervising sound editor/re-recording mixer, Clayton Weber.Sator, Andreas Schafer, Sebastian Wolff, Anne Brettschneider, Ralf Drechsler, Simon Mayer, Frank Ott, Ralf Ott, Jochen Benz, Frank Fischer, Annette Hardieck, Josef Pellander, Jose Fornes Pierez, Brian Spitz, Michael Westerwick. Patrick Moote, Peter Moote, Robert Wagner, Jennifer Berman, Joel Kaplan, Cristian Youngmiller, Aiden Aspen, Dale Dabone, Ron Jeremy, Robert Lawrence, Annie Sprinkle, Carol Queen, Klaus Richter, Song-ah Yoo, Master Tu, Gilbert Herdt, Yoon-Soo Lee, Jonah Falcon, Dan Savage.
A droopy-lidded, emo-looking Gen-Y actor and standup talent, Moote endured a less-than-desirable moment of fame a while back when he proposed to his girlfriend (otherwise never seen or heard from here) at a UCLA basketball game.Her decline was projected to all on the Jumbotron in a scene that became an embarrassing viral hit, much discussed by the usual talkshow pundits. subsequently explained that a major cause for her refusal was the underwhelming scale of Moote’s endowment. ,” he announces, “The men of the world deserve an answer to this question and so I’m going to find it with this cockumentary.” First stop is his Pacific Northwest hometown, where family members are supportive but other ex-squeezes less so; one says that on a sexual scale of one to 10, he’s a three.