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    That's My Boy

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    Franswa Sharl by Hannah Hilliard
    Parachute by Lucas Fleischer and Paul Grellong


    Franswa Sharl
    Australia
    Twelve year old Greg has inherited his macho father's competitive streak and needs to be the center of attention. On a family holiday in Fiji they have different ideas about what it takes to be a man. When his behavior fails to amuse his father, Greg set out to win him back while still staying true to himself. Greg shows that remaining the "#1 Son" requires a certain amount of ingenuity. Director Hannah Hilliard's humorous tale is based on a true story and won the top prize at the Berlin Film Festival. Principal cast: Callan McAuliffe, Ivy Latimer, John Batchelor and Steve LeMarquand.
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    - To read an interview with the filmmaker, go to aspentimes.com.
    - To learn more about the film, go to hannahhilliard.blogspot.com.

    Parachute
    USA
    A precocious young boy plays with toy paratroopers in his front yard and witnesses a man and a woman engaged in an extramarital affair. He confronts the man, and after an awkward beginning, and a little adventure at the mini-mart, they develop an unlikely friendship. Directed by Lucas Fleischer and Paul Grellong. Principal cast: Lucas Fleischer, Brandon Ratcliffe, Tara Karsian and Emily Kosloski.
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    - To learn more about the film, go to parachutemovie.com.

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    [Original air date: Sat, Jun 25, 2011]

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