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Pin (1989)

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Terry O Terry O'Quinn
Dr. Linden
Bronwen Mantel Bronwen Mantel
Mrs. Linden
John Pyper-Ferguson John Pyper-Ferguson
Stan Fraker
Helene Udy Helene Udy
Marcia Bateman
Steven Bednarski Steven Bednarski
Leon - Age 13
Katie Shingler Katie Shingler
Ursula - Age 11


Written by
Sandor Stern Sandor Stern
(screenplay)


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A Plastic Nightmare!

15 years, 1 month 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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