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The King of Central Park (2006)

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Though young adult Isaac dreams of exploring the jungles of Bhutan with his love, Sara, Sara's industrialist tycoon father has plans for them to marry and take permanent residence with him ... See full summary »

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Though young adult Isaac dreams of exploring the jungles of Bhutan with his love, Sara, Sara's industrialist tycoon father has plans for them to marry and take permanent residence with him in a New York office building. Isaac runs away from the engagement brunch and takes refuge in the fields, forests, and fountains of Central Park. Meanwhile, Isaac's childhood therapist, Dr. Bloore, is in hot pursuit. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes I wish we could all be kings. Don't you?

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Official Selection: Tribeca Film Festival 2006 Malibu International Film Festival 2006 Santa Barabara International Film Festival 2006 See more »

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Dr. Melvin Bloore: Could you come off Alice?
Isaac: I have never climbed this high.
Dr. Melvin Bloore: Isn't that wonderful? You've done it. Now what?
Isaac: Now this. This is this.
Dr. Melvin Bloore: No, you don't want this to be this.
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Great short film
15 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw the KoCP at the Santa Barbara film festival earlier this year. I really enjoyed it and I was hoping to find more work done by the director, but it looks like it was his first and only thing. That makes sense, sense he was so young. He spoke at the festival, and I think he said he was still in school at USC at the time, but this was definitely no film school type thing. The acting was amazing, but that is to be expected from veteran actors like Henry Winkler and Jeff Tambor. They had really good dialog to work with also. Hopefully he will do a feature length soon, maybe even turn this one into a feature because it felt like he had a lot more story to tell, but had to edit stuff out to keep it short enough.


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