Eva is a girl that is feeling left out and ignored when her new baby brother arrives. Nothing is going well for her, until she finds a new friend. Her new friend is Dodger, a monkey. Dodger and Eva become close friends and entertain crowds at the Boardwalk. That is, until Eva finds out that Dodger has a hidden talent - he's a trained thief. Written by
Eva's new friend has big eyes, hairy feet, and very sticky fingers.
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Did You Know?
Director Franco Amurri
was inspired to make the film because of the constant pleading of his young daughter for a pet. See more
During the dinner scene Eva has corn on the cob on her plate that has clearly been completely eaten. After her friend Katie calls, the corn on her plate is back to being uneaten. See more
[looking official and impersonal behind dark glasses
Sorry, we don't take Minors, Company rules.
I'm not a Minor, I'm in a major hurry!
[lowering his sunglasses to indicate that he is a bit human and understanding after all
You got money?
[Takes out a big wad of Cash, the Driver nods *o.k.*
[the Driver takes off
The film is dedicated "For Eva", after Eva Amurri, director Franco Amurri's daughter. See more
Referenced in Kicking and Screaming
Written and Performed by Robert J. Walsh
Courtesy of Screenmusic International
Screenmusic International (BMI) See more