Jimmy Zip


1h 52m 1999

Brief Synopsis

An abused, sixteen-year-old pyromaniac runaway named Jimmy Zip goes on a firecracker rampage, encountering a metal sculptor with Tourette's syndrome who lives in his car. The sculptor catches the teenager and makes him his apprentice. Together they blow away the art world and a local drug-dealing pi

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MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

Synopsis

An abused, sixteen-year-old pyromaniac runaway named Jimmy Zip goes on a firecracker rampage, encountering a metal sculptor with Tourette's syndrome who lives in his car. The sculptor catches the teenager and makes him his apprentice. Together they blow away the art world and a local drug-dealing pimp.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1999

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 52m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Jury Prize for Best Feature (under $1 million budget) at the 1999 Hollywood Film Festival.

Released in United States August 1999

Released in United States February 2000

Released in United States February 2001

Released in United States on Video September 18, 2001

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1999

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 21-28, 2001.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (European Film Market) February 9-20, 2000.

Shown at Hollywood Film Festival (in competition) August 5-9, 1999.

Began shooting late May 1998.

Released in United States Winter January 1, 1999

Released in United States February 2000 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (European Film Market) February 9-20, 2000.)

Released in United States February 2001 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Santa Monica, California February 21-28, 2001.)

Released in United States August 1999 (Shown at Hollywood Film Festival (in competition) August 5-9, 1999.)

Released in United States on Video September 18, 2001