A ventriloquist struggles to survive with no audience while he becomes lonely- his only friend his puppet.

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Frank is a ventriloquist who has been at the same corner for the past 3 years. His puppet, Mr. Higgins, basically is Frank's more outgoing, more fierce personality. Frank does have a crush on Stephanie, his coffee provider, but it turns out that she doesn't like him back. Frank continues to get gloomy and receives a black eye thanks to Mr. Higgins. He returns home,and wakes up the next morning to find Mr. Higgins missing. Whilst looking for him, Frank encounters a woman. Written by Anonymous

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Spacey Gets Out-Acted By A Block Of Wood
9 August 2013 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

Whatever happened to Kevin Spacey ? One of the very elite group of actors to have won both the Best Supporting Actor and the Best Actor at the Oscars he moved to Britain to work in theatre where he quickly became forgotten about and the only headlines he made was in a starring role as a victim of a mugging . I for one can't remember the last thing I saw him in

This short film stars Spacey as an unnamed ventriloquist who spends his days sitting on a bench talking to his dummy . In many ways it's similar to the Richard Attenborough directed film from 1978 MAGIC that starred Anthony Hopkins and you're left wondering what character is controlling the other and you can probably quickly work out where the story might be heading . That said one wonders if writer/director Benjamin Leavitt has made the film as a prequel of sorts to a main feature and I certainly was left with a feeling of wanting more

As a footnote there's a disclaimer in the credits stating any characters and events to real life characters and events are coincidental which caused me to laugh . Watch this short film to see why


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