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Adam Davidson (a film by)
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A woman misses her train and buys lunch in a café. When she returns to her table, a man is eating her salad. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Adam Davidson 
 
Writing credits
Adam Davidson (a film by)

Produced by
Garth Stein .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Thomas Cabaniss 
 
Cinematography by
Anghel Decca 
 
Art Direction by
Claudia Mohr 
 
Sound Department
Stuart Emanuel .... sound editor
Mark Paperno .... sound recordist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jess V. Carpenter .... first assistant camera (as Jess Carpenter)
James Frommel .... gaffer
Greg Mottola .... grip
Ben Wolf .... key grip
 
Other crew
Giuseppina DiRaimondo .... script supervisor
 

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USA:12 min
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Selected to the National Film Registry in 2013.See more »
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Edited into Cinema16: American Short Films (2006) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Don't Want To Walk Without YouSee more »

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Review, 17 July 2013
Author: Madame Gina from Japan

A woman who seems to be wealthy has a lunch with a man who seems to be homeless. I think that this short film describes racial issues and the social with a large gap between rich and poor. Black people in this film seem to be homeless and do something sneaky to get money. On the contrary, the woman is white, wears luxury items and has some shopping bags. Furthermore, the woman is suspicious of black men all the time. This film is a comedy, but describes the fact well. It is interesting for me that the woman's mind does not change even though her good experience, for I feel that this woman's mind is the very mind that white people thought once. This is mainly a heart-warming comedy and it may be suitable to learn about the history of racial problems in America. Therefore, I recommend everyone to watch the film.

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