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He Was Once (1989)

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Todd Adams ...
Davey
Salvador Barone ...
Dad (as Sal Barone)
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Sally
Emma Strahs ...
Mom
Melissa Gardner ...
Shirley
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Randy
Julia Haltigan ...
The Bear
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Cyril Autun ...
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Strange Live Action Davy and Goliath "Parody"
4 September 2004 | by (Glen Cove, New York) – See all my reviews

Davy sees a bear on the street and his dad doesn't believe him, causing a trip even deeper into the Twilight Zone. Oh and all the kids are played by adults and all the adults are played by kids (and Goliath as a footstool)

How to describe this film? Twisted? Disturbing? Off Center?

I'm not sure. In its 16 minutes it takes you to a very off kilter place and then leaves you to ponder what you've seen.

How is it? Affective. It leaves you feeling somehow different than when you started watching it, but I'm not certain its something one would want to watch repeatedly. I gave it an 8 out of 10 because it messes with your head, but...


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