6 min / music video / 2006 / USA
filmmaker: Christopher Louie
The story of a man who copes with his disability by living through his dreams. The only problem is that even in his dreams he cannot escape the reality of his existence.
Music by Why? “Gemini (Birthday Song)”
“Dennis is a short movie-come-music video concerning the only slightly implausible affair between a young man with Down’s syndrome and a very beautiful young blond.” –Ben Marshall, Guardian Unlimited
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