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
10
| 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.


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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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Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


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Short | Comedy | Drama

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$70,000 (estimated)

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