He Was Once
Directed by Mary Hestand
He Was Once
It’s Dad’s turn to get spanked in this sardonic caricature of the American family. A live-action parody of the animated children’s TV show Davey and Goliath featuring Todd Haynes.
HE WAS ONCE was part of the APPARATUS SHORTS collection. Founded by Haynes, Christine Vachon and Barry Ellsworth in 1988, the now-defunct Apparatus Productions had an unerring eye for talent, originality and personal vision. A funding entity and production company for emerging filmmakers operating outside the conventions of commercial cinema, Apparatus Productions made an enormous contribution to the art of the short film.
Available on the DVD of Todd Haynes’ DOTTIE GETS SPANKED.
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