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He Was Once (1989)

 -  Short  -  November 1989 (USA)
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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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A hilarious spoof of "Davey and Goliath"
29 July 1999 | by (DVD Drive-In) – See all my reviews

Davey and his friends see a bear chained up in town, then when Davey tells his family at the dinner table, his father calls him a liar and beats him with his belt! But is Dad a liar, too?

No synopsis could do this film justice, it is just beyond words. This movie is a perfect short subject for any cult movie experience. The makers of this film have actors play clay figures, which actually works most of the time! Adults play children and children play adults. I don't know if I'm missing any social commentary or not, but come to your own conclusions! This is still a wonderful movie, just wish it could have been longer. I just couldn't stop laughing! Watch for the bizarre dream sequences and Mother slapping her daughter!


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