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Muskrat Lovely

Every skinning competition needs a queen...

Videos

Official Trailer

Overview

Genre
Culture, Natural History, Lifestyle, Portrait, and Human Interest
Synopsis

Every year in the town of Golden Hill, contestants gather for two important competitions in the National Outdoor Show. Local high school girls compete to become “Miss Outdoors,” queen of the show and its representative for the year. On the same stage, the world’s best muskrat skinners compete to see who can skin the fastest.

MUSKRAT LOVELY follows the events leading to the 50th crowning of “Miss Outdoors.” It’s an ironic and tender look at the yearly event of a close-knit community in a remote area of the Chesapeake Bay. A place where men still make their living off the water, and the opportunities for glamour are few.

MUSKRAT LOVELY was filmed on location in Dorchester County, Maryland, home to a couple of unlucky muskrats.

Stage
finished
Running time
57 minutes

Credits

  • Amy Nicholson ... Producer/Director
  • Jerry Risius ... Cinematographer
  • John Young ... Editor
  • Felix Andrew ... Sound Recordist

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Myrtle & Olive
Country
United States
Years of Production
2004
Locations
Dorchester County, Maryland

Distribution Details

Release year
2005
Festivals
Hamptons, Silverdocs, Florida, Austin, Sidewalk, Melbourne, Rural Route, Wisconsin, Earthdance, Salem, SF Indie, Rehoboth, Brooklyn
Distribution
Distributed by 7th Art Releasing
Broadcast (Acq.)
Independent Lens - 2007 season
Language
English

Photos

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