|Directed by||Linas Phillips|
|Produced by|| Mark Duplass |
|Written by|| Linas Phillips|
|Starring|| Linas Phillips|
|Music by|| Lori Goldston |
Tara Jane O'Neil
|Edited by|| Brett Jutkiewicz|
Bass Ackwards is a film written, starring and directed by Linas Phillips and also starring Davie-Blue, Jim Fletcher and Paul Lazar. The film has a running time of 103 minutes.
The film stars Phillips as a man who embarks on a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus after ending a disastrous affair with a married woman.
Bass Ackwards was named an official selection in the 2010 Sundance Film Festival for inclusion in NEXT, a new category that recognized films for their innovative and original work in low-and-no-budget filmmaking, and is part of a wave of films that showcases the diversity of independent cinema.[ citation needed ]
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