The Man Who Never Cried (2011)

Not Rated   |    |  Short, Comedy, Drama

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Ralph Winston has never cried; not when he was a baby, not when his heart was crushed by his high school sweetheart, not even when he first saw Steven Spielberg's E.T. So when his father ... See full summary »


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16 February 2011 | limniscate
| Awesome
This was an endearing short film with great performances all around. A novel concept keeps you interested until the end. The story follows Ralph "Rafe" Winston, a professional clown who has peculiarly never cried in his life, not even from the death of his father. He meets Ginny, a client who has hired him for her son's birthday. The two develop a more intimate relationship as the film progresses culminating in a heart-touching ending. The style of the film resembles Big Fish and Little Children--not a bad thing since those are great films. Jess Weixler (Teeth) and Keir O'Donnell (My Generation) put in noteworthy performances as well. The film is capped off by a great score from veteran Halli Cauthery (The Town).

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2010 The Doorpost Film Project - Audience Choice Award.


It Is Well With My Soul
(Closing Credits)
Music by
Philip P. Bliss (as Philip Bliss)
Lyrics by Horatio Spafford
Original arrangement by Aaron Ivey
Performed by Aaron Ivey


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Short | Comedy | Drama

Box Office


$70,000 (estimated)

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