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A Shocking Accident (1982)

 |  Short, Comedy, Romance  |  1982 (USA)
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When he was a child, Jerome was told that his father died on a bizarre accident involving a pig that fell from a balcony. He refuses to accept this fact and keeps creating another scenario ... See full summary »

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Barbara Hicks ...
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Tim Seeley ...
Richenda Carey ...
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Sarah Elliott ...
Daniel Chatto ...
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Oliver Blackburn ...
Jerome (aged 9)
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Jerome (aged 13)
Timothy Stark ...
Luke Taylor ...
Gary Russell ...
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When he was a child, Jerome was told that his father died on a bizarre accident involving a pig that fell from a balcony. He refuses to accept this fact and keeps creating another scenario as replacement to his father's strange death. As a grown up, he's quite perplexed that people get amused whenever they hear this story...until the day he meets someone special who'll help you find a way to cope with this awkward tragedy. Written by Rodrigo Amaro

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