Joseph Lazare

2001, 19:00 minutes, Colour, English


Being the third short from director Joseph "Dega" Lazare, "Mervin" is a comical look at the coming-of-age story of a 14 year old youth. When young Mervin (Zander McComber) enters a writing contest that could win himself $500 and a chance to go out with the hottest babe in town named Candy (Melissa "Bissa" Rice), chance would have it that his essay gets stolen! Now, with the help of his good friend Zaid (Joseph "Dega" Lazare), it's up to Mervin to find his essay. "Mervin" features spectacular special-effects by CGI wizard Wenetiio Diabo, a funky soundtrack by Dega Lazare and selected songs by the great guitarist Dean Gaspardo. As the soda starts pouring, the fun doesn't stop. From kung-fu action, great comedy and the eeriest dream sequence ever filmed, "Mervin" will make you laugh, touch your heart and poke it really hard.

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