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Pin (1989)

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Starring (View all)
Jonathan Banks Jonathan Banks
PIN (voice)
Bruce Ramsay Bruce Ramsay
Teenager
Adrian Knight Adrian Knight
Student
David Gow David Gow
Officer Wilson
Joan Austen Joan Austen
Nurse Spalding
Michelle Anderson Michelle Anderson
Ursula - Age 5
Jacob Tierney Jacob Tierney
Leon - Age 7


Written by
Sandor Stern Sandor Stern
(screenplay)


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A Plastic Nightmare!

11 years, 8 months ago at Mar 1 15:40
filmed in 1988, about a family who is brought up and tought lessons of both health and the body by their plastic friend named Pin. An anatomicaly correct model of the human body; Pin sits in dr. Linden's office and talks to both Leon and ursula about problems while growing up, but only when they're father is around. Good job dad; setting up you're kids with the pure belief of a friend who talks ab... read more
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Description: A doctor has a lifelike, anatomically-correct medical dummy, with muscles and organs visible through its clear skin, named Pin (after Pinocchio). Via ventriloquism, Pin explains bodily functions in a way kids can relate to. When the over-strict doctor and his wife are killed in a car crash, his son (Leon) transfers his alter-ego into Pin, whom he always believed was alive. He starts using Pin as an excuse to over-protect his sister (Ursula) from admirers and deflect unwanted intrusions, even to the extent of committing murder. Written by Cynan Rees [Link removed - login to see] ... (more)
Release date: 27 January 1989
UPC: 013131132298
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