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Shelf Life (1993)

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In 1963, a paranoid middle-class couple locks themselves and their small kids in their nuclear fallout shelter. 30 years later, their oblivious son and two daughters still survive there playing absurd games. A play-based dark comedy.

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In 1963, a paranoid middle-class couple locks themselves and their small kids in their nuclear fallout shelter. 30 years later, their oblivious son and two daughters still survive there playing absurd games. A play-based dark comedy.

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Originally produced by the Actor's Conservatory Ensemble at the Lex Theatre in Hollywood. See more »

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Referenced in Blast from the Past (1999) See more »

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In My Moondream
Performed by Andy Paley & Brian Wilson
Composed by Andy Paley
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Fun Claustrophobic Silliness
17 July 1999 | by (Portland OR) – See all my reviews

3 Grown-up children act out scenes from television shows because this is all they know. Trapped in a bomb-shelter, they act out one hilarious and surreal snippet of melodrama after another, their daily cultural rituals based upon childhood and television.


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