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Stephen King (short story)
Jeff Schiro
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A man tries to explain to his psychiatrist that the Boogeyman is real and has been killing his children. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Michael Read ... Lester Billings
Bert Linder ... Dr. Harper
Terence Brandy ... Sgt. Garland
Mindy Silverman ... Rita Billings
Jerome Bynder ... Coroner
Bobby Persicelli ... Denny
Michael D'Agostino ... Andy
Nancy Lindeberg ... Neighbor
James Holmes ... Husband
Ross Macdonald ... Cop #1
Dave Buff ... Cop #2
Rich West ... Attendant #1
John Coté ... Attendant #2
Brooke Trivas ... Dispatch Voice

Directed by
Jeff Schiro  (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Stephen King  short story
Jeff Schiro  (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)

Original Music by
John Coté 
 
Cinematography by
Douglas Meltzer 
 
Film Editing by
Jeff Schiro  (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)
 
Sound Department
John Coté .... sound designer
Jeff Schiro .... sound designer (as Jeffrey C. Schiro)
 
Editorial Department
Dana Winseman .... archival telecine supervisor
 

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Also Known As:
"Stephen King's Nightshift Collection Volume Two: The Boogyman" - USA (video box title)
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28 min
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Edited into Nightshift Collection (1994) (V)See more »

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Closet case, 23 May 2010
Author: ctomvelu1 from United States

Amateur-grade adaptation of a Stephen King story from his legendary NIGHTSHIFT collection. A screwy father's three children die, one by one, which he attributes to a monster in the closet. Now he is worried he will be next. Most of this short film has the dad telling his story to a kindly psychiatrist. A very static film, consisting mainly of one actor at a time appearing on screen to spout his dialog. Michal Read is the nervous dad, and the best part of this odd little thriller. The surprise ending is a hoot. Bert Linder is the benevolent shrink. The editing is on the choppy side, so be prepared. It is worth watching if for no other reason than to see what lies on the other side of that closet door.

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