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Boogaloo and Graham (2014)

TV-PG | | Short, Comedy, Drama | 1 August 2014 (UK)
Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted Dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for, but the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete credited cast:
... Father
... Mother
Riley Hamilton ... Jamesy
... Malachy
... Jamesy the Narrator (voice)
... Suspect
Lena Rose Strowger-Wray ... Young Girl (as Lena Rose Strowger Wray)
Billy Murray ... Soldier
Jonathan Smith ... Soldier
Warren Gowdy ... Soldier
Tom Jamison ... Soldier
Jason Agbodo ... Soldier
Frank Essandoh ... Soldier
Kyle Matthews ... Soldier
Graeme Heatley ... Soldier
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Jamesy and Malachy are over the moon when their soft-hearted dad presents them with two baby chicks to care for. Raising their tiny charges, declaring themselves vegetarian and dreaming of running a chicken farm, the two boys are in for a shock when their parents announce that big changes are coming to the family. Written by Brian J. Falconer

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Some nice acting by the boys who star in this one...
1 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

"Boogaloo and Graham" is the most enjoyable film of the five nominees, as it's meant to be a comedy. This does not mean it's necessarily brilliant but it did make me smile...and I noticed a lot of folks in the theater were laughing during this short. It's a very slight story despite being set during the occupation of Belfast by British soldiers during the 1970s. In fact, the story itself really has little to do with the problems in Northern Ireland. Instead, it's a cute tale about a couple kids who receive a couple very strange pets...chickens. The boys quickly grow to love them and their mother is far from pleased when they become attached to these 'smelly' birds. It is cute but not the sort of film you'd expect to be nominated.


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