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Chicken (2001)

 -  Short | Drama  -  1 March 2001 (UK)
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Mick and Kev, teen Irish lads, are at the shore, throwing rocks at empty cans, drinking cider. Mick's the pushy one, engaging Kev in a game of mumbly peg, his hand on top of Kev's, fingers ... See full summary »

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Mick and Kev, teen Irish lads, are at the shore, throwing rocks at empty cans, drinking cider. Mick's the pushy one, engaging Kev in a game of mumbly peg, his hand on top of Kev's, fingers splayed. As Mick moves the knife between their fingers, a train is heard approaching. What's Mick's purpose? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Two boyhood chums wasting time
23 October 2001 | by (NYC/FL) – See all my reviews

It's one of those moments in childhood. Two young boys play a game of chicken with a knife. To one it may be no more than a way of wasting time but to the other its something he'll remember forever. Maybe they both will.

This evocative short is well made and fast paced and well worth the entire 3 minutes it takes to see.


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