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Real estate movie plays Big Apple

Short film pokes fun at aggressive realty agent

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"In a world of cutthroat tactics, the realty world is the most brutal." That's the synopsis of a new satire film about a pushy real estate agent who will do just about anything to close a deal. The short film, "The Realtor," is an 8-minute-long dark comedy that depicts a couple and the real estate agent who is about to sell them a house. The film makes fun of the agent's aggressive marketing tactics, specifically his slogan "More bang for your buck" and his offer to give clients free meal and drink coupons if he can't find them their dream home. Download the movie for Windows Media or Quicktime. The movie is satire of the "in-your-face" salesmanship stereotypes of real estate agents who want nothing more than to sell homes. The fictional Realtor has his own Web site, where he displays his latest deals, pictures of listings, a short biography and his first television commercial. One home, titled "The House of Your Dreams," is a broken-down shack listed for $200. Another fictional lis...