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The film follows its main character as he skips school with two of his friends, picks up a winning lottery ticket and go thrift shopping, where they find a wig for Giel's shaved head.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jon Heder ... Seth
Greg Hansen Greg Hansen ... Pedro
Chris Sanchez Chris Sanchez ... Giel
Bracken Johnson Bracken Johnson ... Randy
Zack Thomas Zack Thomas ... Vern
Chris Thomas Chris Thomas ... Other Boy On Bus
Leo Shackleford Leo Shackleford ... Cashier (as Leonard Shackleford)
Sarah Barton Sarah Barton ... Girl
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The film follows its main character as he skips school with two of his friends, picks up a winning lottery ticket and go thrift shopping, where they find a wig for Giel's shaved head.

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Comedy | Short

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USA

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

20 January 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Peluca See more »

Filming Locations:

Preston, Idaho, USA

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1.37 : 1
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The film was created as an assignment in the BYU film program. See more »

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Referenced in Dinner for Five: Episode #4.9 (2005) See more »

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A work of genius!
19 May 2004 | by the_shark15See all my reviews

A hilarious short piece about a wacky kid and his adventures in trying to help his friends out. The humor isn't corny and it's not even smart, but it makes you laugh nonetheless.

A fantastic story, with great acting from the lead. One of his Hispanic buddies understands English yet only says two words NOT in Spanish the entire time (if you understand Spanish these parts are even funnier).

The cinematography/editing looks professional -- it's hard to believe that the graininess and such is a mistake, because it adds to the feeling of dullness in a small, rural Idaho town.

A must-see!


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