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Let's Be Gentle

A family prepares to defend themselves when they learn a girl's abusive father has been released from prison. A film by Kelly McKay.

AIRED: August 13, 2019 | 0:03:25
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TRANSCRIPT

(electronic buzzing)

(rooster crowing)

(telephone ringing)

(dog barking)

(birds chirping)

(rooster crowing) (telephone ringing)

(horse whinnying)

(telephone dial tone beeping)

- [Operator] This is an urgent message

from the Talladega Correctional Facility.

We are calling to inform you

of the release of Inmate 7196.

To speak with an officer on duty, press--

(gun firing drowns out operator)

(clock ticking)

(gun firing)

(wind chimes clanging)

(sinister bass music)

(gun firing)

(gun firing)

(hawk squawking)

(vehicle rattling)

(brakes squeaking)

(vehicle door opening)

(vehicle door closing)

(chair creaking)

(boots tapping)

(foot smashing yard decorations)

- [Distant Female] I don't know why.

I don't care--

(gun firing drowns out female)

(electronic music)

- [Narrator] Film School Shorts is made possible by

a grant from Maurice Kanbar,

celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image.

Additional funding for Young Adult was provided

by Michelle Coppel, Johnathan Lau,

Joshua Walton, And Others.

A complete list is available from PBS.

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