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THE BEAR (1998)

short film written and directed by shon keane (credited as sean patrick mccarthy)

starring jacob garrett white, john fiske and anne newhall

An introverted teenager wants to attend the opera for his 18th birthday but his plans are thwarted when his father gives him a rifle and makes him go on his first hunting trip.


Distributed by Atom Films

TRT: 13:30 minutes, 16mm, © 1998.



Best of the Fest – Rochester Film Festival

Milos Forman Fund Completion Award 


Screenings: Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Beach, Rochester, Washington D.C., Sedona 

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