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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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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
misunderstood, 27 August 2009
Author: seveleniumus from Lithuania

This one is probably misunderstood by many, because of it's genre. It's short but very powerful story and I can't see any way in which it could have been done better. It perfectly reflects the horror and disturbance in the main characters mind. It doesn't really give you too much of a plot, but because of it's genre it's not what it's supposed to do. The main thing here is psychology and this short delivers that part perfectly. And I guarantee that some words said here will haunt you for some time. I'm a fan of Stephen King and can really see his reflection here, it really reflects his style - madness, disturbance and despair - that's the glorious mix of Mr. Stephen King. Watch it if you have some free time to waste.

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