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Local Commercial (2012)

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A 58-year old director loses his job to a 14-year old director who loses his job to an 8-year old director.

Director:

Richard Dobbs
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Cast

Credited cast:
Frank Converse ... Thad Grant
Lisa Dahlstrom Lisa Dahlstrom ... Samantha
Nancy Dinoto Nancy Dinoto ... Makeup Person
Didi Dobbs Didi Dobbs ... Carlotta Boyles
Mark Graham Mark Graham ... Vin John
Maureen Hamill Maureen Hamill ... Funeral Woman
David Michaels ... Zorro
Emily Morse Emily Morse ... Cindy
Greg Nutcher ... Guy
Liam O'Brien Liam O'Brien ... David
Ben Petrie ... Benjamin (as Benjamin Petrie)
Gary Ploski Gary Ploski ... Dwayne
Vinny Provenzano Vinny Provenzano ... Camera operator #1
John Ratzenberger ... Earl T. Barnum
Emily Seanor Emily Seanor ... Barnum Twin
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A 58-year old director loses his job to a 14-year old director who loses his job to an 8-year old director.

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58-year old director loses his job to 14-year old director who loses his job to 8-year old

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Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Filming Locations:

Hamden, Connecticut, USA

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Color
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Winner, Best Short Comedy - Manhattan Film Festival 2013. See more »

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Masters make you laugh out loud!
25 February 2013 | by renaisman7See all my reviews

What a finely written, terrifically crafted, technically outstanding short film 'Local Commercial' truly is. The acting is superb, and the directing spot on. Satire is so enormously difficult to pull off, but this film does it masterfully. And funny? I laughed until I cried. Rich and Did Dobbs and Richard Walsh put their enormous writing talents to perfect use here. Cinematically, it's appealing and shot with great care.

The cast they assembled is first rate. Frank Converse is just outstanding, and Didi Dobbs and Richard Walsh are impeccable. Even the music is so well done, catchy and fitting. Mark Graham, who is a director by trade, should consider a full time acting career.

I highly recommend 'Local Commercial'.


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