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Whipping boy

A film about our inability to reveal our emotional scars to one another and the lengths we’ll go to hide them, “Whipping Boy” centers on Brian: a lonely twenty-something who makes his living as a punching bag for strangers to take out their repressed anger on. Meanwhile, he tries to get closer with Michelle, a bartender whose marriage is on the rocks. But their relationship is complicated when he discovers Michelle is his newest “client”. Brian prods into her personal life, while slowly revealing details of his own, hoping for once to build a connection outside the physical abuse he endures in his trade.

  • Michael Robinson
  • Michael Robinson
  • Ron Dautel
  • Whitney Gray Allen
    Key Cast
  • Simone Leclaire
    Key Cast
  • Emerald Moe-Zinn
  • Nicholas Biewer
    Director of Photography
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    16 minutes 29 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    April 28, 2017
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital 4K Slog3, Sony a6300
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Fargo Fantastic Film Festival
    United States
    September 23, 2017
Director - Michael Robinson