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The Obolus (2009)

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A fairy tale for adults about a little boy who has to gain strength and courage to find his way out of a mysterious place by making the ultimate sacrifice.

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In this fairy tale for adults, ten year old Michael, traveling with his family to visit his father's newly engineered bridge, wakes up in the back seat of the family car alone in the middle of the night. Parked near an old lighthouse, Michael starts his journey to find his parents. Challenged by Bridgeman, the lighthouse keeper, Michael will have to gain strength and courage to find his way out. Traveling with his family to visit his father's newly engineered bridge Michael wakes up in the back seat of their car, alone in the middle of the night. Parked near a lighthouse by the ocean, he starts his journey to find his parents. Challenged by Bridgeman, the lighthouse keeper, Michael will have to find strength and courage to find a way out. Written by Anonymous

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The simplest questions are the hardest to answer

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Short | Drama | Fantasy

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Michael: Where am I going?
Bridgeman: To the bridge.
Michael: Where will it take me?
Bridgeman: [the Bridgeman loses himself, for a moment, in longing. He kneels]
Bridgeman: To wide warmth... and all around... soft grass and kind breeze. At least... that is what I've imagined.
Michael: Will my parents find me there?
Bridgeman: That is a question I cannot answer.
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