Oh my Holy Crap, Gentleman Broncos

It took almost a year for 2004's Napoleon Dynamite to find it's audience and for everyone to jump on the bandwagon of a film that had already been around for some time. That said, if you watch this trailer for Gentleman Broncos now, when people decide to jump on it's indie-gem bandwagon a month or two down the line, you'll be able to say something like "Oh my god, i totally knew about that film before it was huge" and what Facebook loving youth doesn't enjoy doing that?

The fourth film from writer/director Jared Hess looks like a return to the low-key oddball comedy that made Napoleon Dynamite such a cult fave. Gentleman Broncos is the story of Benjamin, a home-schooled misfit with a passion for fantasty writing who has his first story 'Bronco' ripped off by his idol, the legendary fantasy novelist Ronald Chevalier. Played by Flight of the Conchord's Jemaine Clement, the desperate Chevalier changes a few details and the story becomes a best seller, forcing Benjamin to seek revenge.

We'll get a glimpse of the story in question in the form of fantasy sequences of the book throughout the film. Sam Rockwell, fresh from the Moon, will star as the transvestite lead character in both Benjamin and his rival Chevalier's version of the story.

By the looks of the trailer Gentleman Broncos looks filled with weird characters, which is a good thing. Both Clement and Rockwell look like they've sculpted characters that everyone will be quoting this time next year. After the disappointing Jack Black vehicle Nacho Libre, going back to the oddball comedic style that gave Napoleon Dynamite its charm is a wise choice.

Plus any film with surveillance doe's in it is an automatic hit in my book.

Gentleman Broncos is released on 30th of October in America, UK release date TBC.

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