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A short musical drawing from the real-life exploits of lobotomist Dr. Walter Freeman.


Sara St. Onge


Sara St. Onge


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Credited cast:
Stefanie Eby Stefanie Eby ... Teen Rebel
David Ludwig David Ludwig ... The Lobotomist


In a converted motor home dubbed the lobotomobile, a psychiatrist specializing in performing lobotomies pulls into a suburban neighborhood. In song and dance, he calls to all the residents to come hear about this amazing procedure. The residents in turn sing back to him about what they think. The lobotomist radically transforms the neighborhood before driving off to transform others. Written by Huggo

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Short | Comedy | Musical







Release Date:

11 September 2008 (Canada) See more »


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CAD 31,000 (estimated)
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Magnet Film and Digital See more »
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What The Hell Did I Just Watch?
18 June 2010 | by BrakathorSee all my reviews

This bizarre short came on as filler directly before the World Cup coverage began. I had no idea what to make of it at first. It consists of a group of people singing a song preaching the "benefits" of lobotomy, being led by a singing doctor. It's extremely kitchy and not really a cool subject to make fun of, but clearly it is ridiculing the practice itself. All I can say is it has a typical Canadian feel to it, which means it feels cheaply done and amateurish, though the mood it establishes of some bizarre futuristic society was rather interesting and well done, since I had no idea what I was watching and merely guessing. It succeeds in making lobotomy seem outlandish and insane to even consider by todays standards. Who knows what to expect from this young director in the future, but I smell short lived Canadian TV series if anything. Not a bad short. it simply is what it is; short, sweet, and superficial.

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