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It's morning in Blue City. Amidst a bleak industrial landscape, a boy, a suicidal man, and two car thieves continually cross paths. In the end, the most unlikely candidate emerges unscathed. | Add synopsis »
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5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
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Definitely different See more (5 total) »

Cast

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Dennis McMorrow ... Blue Man
Terin Jackson ... Boy
David Whiting ... Apprentice Thief
Dave White ... Head Thief

Directed by
David Birdsell 
 
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David Birdsell 

Produced by
David Birdsell .... producer
Lisa Fragner .... co-producer
 
Cinematography by
Thomas Meyer 
 
Film Editing by
David Birdsell 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Martin Hynes .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
David Birdsell .... sound editor
Kathleen Kim .... sound editor
Steve Ralsten .... sound re-recording mixer
Ray Vecchiola .... production sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bill Fitzgerald .... assistant camera
Bruce Hsiao .... additional assistant camera
Aaron Kirsch .... assistant camera
Kevin Mullins .... assistant camera
Chad Wilson .... Steadicam operator
Cathy Yellowhawk .... additional assistant camera
Patrick Yu .... assistant camera
 
Other crew
Sabine El Chamaa .... production assistant
Trevor Greenwood .... advisor
Tamar Halpern .... production assistant
Ali Ilter .... production assistant
David Loy .... production assistant
Paul Martinez .... production assistant
Ryan McCoy .... production assistant
Mike Schwab .... production assistant
Matt Thomas .... production assistant
Kennedy Wheatley .... production assistant
O.J. Yellowhawk .... production assistant
 
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12 min
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Student-produced at the School of Cinema-Television, University of Southern California.See more »
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Featured in Short Insanity 6 (2000) (V)See more »

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Definitely different, 7 March 2007
Author: Philip R Hall from Syracuse, New York

This is a wonderful example of film-making, probably by a student or young filmmaker early in their career. What can I say? It's about a depressed, suicidal man, a young boy with a basketball and two car thieves. There's no real plot, although the film manages to hold your attention with wonderful lighting, camera angles and the facial expressions of the characters. No filming location is listed, but it has the look of having been filmed in or near Red Hook in Brooklyn. The dialog is minimal. This short is not what I'd call a 'keeper', but it is worth a look-see.

I'd like to see more work by this director.

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