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[the King, completely drunk and furious, catches Mike and Bobby watching TV late at night]
Hey! What are ya doin' up? Go to bed! Go to bed!
[cuts Mike off]
Bobby, come here! Mikey, you go to bed. Bobby, you come here!
But I wanna stay...
[cuts him off again]
GO TO BED! Come here, Bobby. Come HERE! Come here.
[the King grabs and pulls Bobby towards him potentially to abuse him; Shane, the family dog, growls whilst Mikey cries]
What did I tell ya? What ...
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An imaginative film that opens the imagination of one soul. A young boy and his brother are having a tough life. They suffer an abusive, alcholic father as well as neighbourhood bullies with only their dependable dog as protection.
To escape their existance they build the 'Radio Flyer' a machine they believe will fly and protect them from their troubles.
Good acting and a clever concept will leave you feeling fulfilled however the ending is relatively far fetched.
A good movie.
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