Harold must do his best to make a good first impression on his date's one-of-a-kind father, Mr. Darling.

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Mrs. Darling (as Michelle Marie White)
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Janet Darling
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Harold is faced with the daunting task of picking up his date for the high school dance. Amidst the rubble and decay of modern American suburbia, Harold must do his best to make a good first impression on the eccentric Mr. Darling against a series of somewhat unforeseen events. Care for something to drink Harold? Written by Matthew Lessner

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The film was featured on Wholphin 6 DVD magazine, featuring alternate audio versions by John Cleese and Daniel Handler. See more »

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Mr. Darling: Let me get myself some here.
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Darling Darling turns it up!
21 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Darling Darling is a thirteen minute roller coaster of life with a little insanity thrown into the mix. Michael Cera's popular acting style coincides wonderfully with the script written by Matthew Lessner. The film is an explosion of well pieced nuances of adolescent life! The film creates all the tension of a real life situation between a boyfriend (Michael Cera) and his date's father, combined with Director/producer Matthew Lessner's quirky sense of humor.

thanks for sharing this with the world. It leaves me to believe creativity still exists in a plastic world.

Best of luck to you Matthew Lessner. A job well done!

I look forward to seeing this film played at the NW film festival


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