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The Contraption (1977)

A man toils at building an elaborate contraption. As he builds you begin to determine what exactly it is he is building. It is a mousetrap, only the mouse it would catch would have to be ... See full summary »

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A man toils at building an elaborate contraption. As he builds you begin to determine what exactly it is he is building. It is a mousetrap, only the mouse it would catch would have to be the same size as him. Perhaps that is the point. Written by <JamesAE@comcast.net>

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The Woman: [voiceover] Out of all the men in world, I ended up marrying a bloody mouse.
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mad
19 March 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i saw this when i was about 7 or 8! it was shown before "grease" of all films! I've never forgot about it and 25 years on still remember it vividly! fans of this should check out "la cabana" a Spanish short film about a man stuck in a telephone box! its quite bizarre and pretty disturbing!!! it starts off pretty light hearted but soon turns pretty twisted and has a very twisted ending,"the contraption" also reminds me of the song "whats he building" by tom waits! its a very intriguing song about a man building something in a shed! check it out i promise you wont be disappointed! id love to see "the contraption" again but probably never will!


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