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Channeling Alphonse (2003)

 -  Comedy | Short  -  16 October 2003 (USA)
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Four demure Catholic School girls, home alone one night, experiment with alcohol, coarse language, and the spirit world. With Ouija board at their disposal and wine coolers in hand ... See full summary »

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Four demure Catholic School girls, home alone one night, experiment with alcohol, coarse language, and the spirit world. With Ouija board at their disposal and wine coolers in hand Mary-Marla, Mary Theresa, Mary Frances and Mary Beth embark on a mission to contact the spirit of a long dead African-American sex predator. Little do they know that when Alphonse comes calling, Hell is a place they'll wish they were in. Written by Michael Patrick Burke

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Jeremy Catalino ... Cock Wrangler See more »

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Written and Performed by Fawn
Courtesy of Stonedef Records, Inc.
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The funniest short I've ever seen!
2 February 2004 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

I've had the privilege of seeing "Channeling Alphonse" TWICE at festivals. I first caught it at the NYC Midnight Movie Madness last year, and again this past January at Tromadance in Park City. It left the audience holding their guts both times. It tells the shocking story of a Catholic school girl (a doe-eyed Aliza Finley -- a lovable cross between Tatum O'Neal and one of the Gelflings from "The Dark Crystal") who gets possessed by a black sex offender/pimp from the 70s. It's offensive, sexually deviant and uproariously hilarious. The last shot rivals "Citizen Kane." Kudos to Peter Atencio for his subtle direction, Blair Franklin for his inspired voice over and to Jeremy Catalino for his fractured soul and glass-cutting dialogue (see also Catalino's mind-bending sci-fi short, "Bobby Loves Mangos," available on Atomfilms.com -- another brilliant stunner). A great effort all around. If there is a God, someone will inflate this baby into a feature.


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