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A 26 year old kid from the Midwest moves to New York City to find hope and self-discipline through his friendship with a precocious 6 year old and the adult superhero Leather-Man who is conjured from a psychedelic cupcake.

Directors:

Mark Blane, Ben Mankoff

Writers:

Mark Blane (story and screenwriter), Mark Blane
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Cast

Credited cast:
Patricia Richardson ... Peggy Nabel
Lucy DeVito ... Alexis
Zachary Booth ... S - Art Gallery Receptionist
Naian González Norvind ... Briahna
Jeanine Serralles ... Annie Tao
Donna Mitchell ... Cora
Blake DeLong ... Mitch -The Bartender
Matthew Shear ... Lars
Peter Y. Kim ... Charles Tao
Rodney Richardson ... Russell
Mark Blane ... Mark Nabel
Rebecca Brooksher ... Grace
Keisha Zollar ... Mrs. Pinkerton
Christian Patrick Christian Patrick ... Leather-Man
Danielle Lee Greaves Danielle Lee Greaves ... Simone
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A 26 year old kid from the Midwest moves to New York City to find hope and self-discipline through his friendship with a precocious 6 year old and the adult superhero Leather-Man who is conjured from a psychedelic cupcake.

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Surprising and delightful
2 August 2019 | by markhfreemanSee all my reviews

After reading the precis in the Frameline catalog, I was not so sure. But the film was a delight from the git-go. The main character is a total nerd, self-conscious to the point of discomfort, and out-of-place in the big city. "Sounds just like my kind of character!" said one friend. And yes he was, despite the description of him only having two friends, one 6 years old (and not a squirmy relationship) and the other imaginary. The audience actually cooed and roared its approval throughout. This film deserves a wide viewership.


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