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Fuck (styled as FUCK, F★CK or F*CK; alternative title Fuck: A Documentary) is a 2005 documentary film by director Steve Anderson which argues that the word fuck is an integral part of societal discussions surrounding both freedom of speech and censorship.
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Steve Anderson was the film's director.
Bill Plympton created animated sequences to illustrate key concepts in the film.
Linguistics academician, Professor Geoffrey Nunberg, appeared in the film as an interview subject and noted, "You could think of that [word] as standing in for most of the changes that happened in the 20th century, at least many of the important ones."
Actress Tera Patrick was interviewed in the film; the DVD includes extended interviews with her.
Comedian Drew Carey was interviewed for the documentary. He asked when the next film would be made as a follow-up, about the "c-word".
Comedian Billy Connolly appeared in the film and pointed out the versatility of the phrase, fuck off, regardless of one's location in the world.
Janeane Garofalo, seen here in 2008, was one of the comedians featured in the documentary.
Comedian Bill Maher commented of the word fuck, "It's the ultimate bad word."
Journalist Sam Donaldson, here shown in 2007, appeared in the film and acknowledged he had been known to use the word fuck, on occasion.
Journalist and writer Hunter S. Thompson was featured in the documentary in what is believed to be his final documented interview.
Entertainer Pat Boone appeared as one of the interview subjects in the documentary. He suggested use of his surname, "Boone", instead of the word fuck.
Alan Keyes, here pictured in 2008, appeared as a commentator in the film.
Judith Martin was interviewed in the documentary, she is more commonly known by her pen name, "Miss Manners".
Musician Chuck D., pictured here in 2011, appeared as an interview subject in the film.
Singer and songwriter Alanis Morissette commented in the film, "The f-word is special. Everybody uses the word breakfast, but not everyone feels comfortable using the word fuck so there's an extra power behind it."