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Rubber Johnny (2005)

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An experimental music video about a wheelchair-bound boy and morphs and moves to an Aphex Twin song. The experience gets weirder when he takes cocaine and everything gets out of control.

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The title character is a boy whose bizarre skills frighten his caregivers. Due to his ability to contort his body into unnatural positions, he is kept locked in the family basement. With nothing more than a vivid imagination and a pitiful pet dog, he attempts to keep himself entertained. Written by Perry Seibert

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Linsey Dawn McKenzie was supposed to be the female Rubber Johnny in a deleted scene, which featured both Rubber Johnnies playing outside really fast at night. A photo of her can be found in the booklet that accompanies the DVD. See more »

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Afx237 v7
Written, Arranged, and Performed by Aphex Twin
Courtesy of Warp Records Limited (Europe) and Sire/WEA Records (non-Europe)
© 2001 Warp Records Limited
© 2001 Sire Records Group Inc. for the US and WEA International Inc. for the world outside of the United States excluding Europe
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So where's your first feature, Chris?
28 April 2006 | by (Broadstairs, England) – See all my reviews

Wow. This has to be one of the finest pieces of non-feature film-making I have ever seen. The best way to describe would be: The baby from EraserHead having grown up and become professional dancer.

The opening scene is one of the creepiest things ever put to screen. I could barely even watch. It lessens once Aphex Twin's music kicks in, but then your fear is replaced by wonder at the truly incredible editing techniques and visual effects.

The whole things screams for Chris to do a feature film, a truly twisted and bizarre film in the style of the aforementioned EraserHead.

Also recommended: Windowlicker and Come To Daddy.


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