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Friday, November 27th, 1998




Marv was a con man he lived in the shadows of society. Until one day he decided to go straight. This was his day. Steven Laflamme, the Director of the short, flew to Hollywood and met Kevin Smith at the Movies Askew Film Festival where Steven's short was a finalist.


Steven Laflamme

Produced by

Steven Laflamme


Marv - Patrick Lawton
Smoker #1 - Michael Chacra
Smoker #2 - Andre Paul
Smoker #3 - Majdi Hadid
Model - Morcella Munroe
Smoker in Alley - Tim Loucks
Young Marv - Mathew Brawn
Father - Steven Laflamme


Writer - Steven Laflamme
D.O.P. Marc Lepage
Editor - Glenn Bouchachesky
Production Designer - Karen Churma
Music composed and performed by Patrick Lawton