Chris Olsen - The Boy who Cried

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Chris Olsen - The Boy who Cried

Mark Rappaport
USA/F, 2016
Shortfilms, 17min, OF

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Chris Olsen - The Boy who Cried

Mark Rappaport
USA/F, 2016
Shortfilms, 17min, OF

Cast: 
Samuel Ostrove
Teenager
Chris Olsen
Narrator
Screenplay: 
Mark Rappaport
Editor: 
Mark Rappaport

Production: 
Mark Rappaport
World Sales: 
Mark Rappaport
Format: 
DCP
Color and Black/White

In the movies since he was an infant, Chris Olsen appeared in films by some of the best directors of the 50’s. Even though he never became a famous child actor, he was in a handful of the most iconic fifties movies. He “retired” at the age of fourteen. Looking back on his life as a child actor, he tries to find the thread that ties his movies together.