Hide Your Smiling Faces

Synopsis: After a neighborhood tragedy, two adolescent brothers confront changing relationships, the mystery of nature, and their own mortality. Hide Your Smiling Faces is an atmospheric exploration of rural American life through the often distorted lens of youth.
Genre: Drama
Production: Tribeca Film
  8 wins & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
81 min


- Come on.

- It's gonna hit my head.

I'm scared.

Looks like it's clearing up.

Eric, stop.

- Say mercy.

- Mercy!

That's not how you play.

You go like this.

And then you go like this.

- Okay.

- Yeah.

Oh, no. Say mercy.

Say it. Say mercy.

I'm not gonna.

No, no, no! Okay, mercy, mercy.

- Oh!

- This place is weird.

You can say that again.



Just imagine if you

had to live in here.

- Who do you think lives in here?

- Probably, nobody anymore.

There are holes in the wall.

Yeah, dude.



Oh, do you smell that?

It stinks.

- What's with the sound effects?

- Well...

It sounds like a bird falling

from the sky or something.

Yeah, it sounds like a rock,

it doesn't sound like a bird.

Birds are more like this.

Well, maybe a dead

bird sounds like...

What about the last sound effect?

That's like a missile.

Sing all the song of the song

It's the song of the song of the song

With a friend

And the dead bird

I'm a little black

bird an awesome bird

A little black bird

I'm not little my friend and me

The friend and the bird

the friend and the bird

The dead little black bird,

my friend and me

It's like in the walls there's

spiders, like, all over.


You're getting spiders on your hand.

No. Don't play with me.

Are you serious?

This is nasty. Just...

Just spiders all over.

Oh, my God.

I'm gonna break through the wall.

Oh, God.

Oh, there's a whole bunch

of spiders in there.

That's nasty.

There's, like, one right there.

Oh, watch your head. There really is.

I killed it for you.

See, I just saved your life.

What would you do without me?

Ian, what is that thing?

Guys, I have to show you something.

Mercy, mercy, mercy.



You have to promise not

to tell anybody about this.

About what?


Cool, right?

Hey, don't. Don't. Give me it.

Come on.

Stop! It's my dad's.

Give me it. Let go.

- Give me the gun.

- Ian!

- Where's it?

- He's coming. Hide it.

Hey! You. Get over here.

Come here, you.

You two, stay there.

Did you take that out of my shed?

Dad, I'm...

Did you load it?

Don't lie to me. Did you load it?

You should know better. You fucking

know you should know better.

Get lost. Go cry in the woods.

You two, get the f*ck out of here

and don't say anything to anybody.


Justin Jones,

in one minute and 13 seconds

and that will make

the score 15 to 13,

Kittatinny in front of high point.

Franklin Sussex Honda sports beat.

Let's take a commercial time out.

What are you doing? Get out.

- Come on.

- Come on, guys. You got this.

- Connor, put him on the ground.

- Yeah.

- Let's go. Take him down.

- Oh, you suck.

- Come on, Colin.

- Pin him. Come on. Pin him.

- Come on.

- Take him down, go on.

- Take him to his back.

- Colin, fight.

Let's go. Come on.

Come on. Get it over with.

- Come on. Hit him.

- Take him down.

- Oh.

- Yeah.

Colin, you suck.

- Who's next?

- Eric and Tristan. Get there.

Let's go. Oh, let's go.

- Tristan, come on, man.

- Come on, take him down.

Come on, Tristan.

Get it over with. Pin him.

Stop backing off.

You gotta get out of that,

you gotta get out of that...

Oh. Nice.

- Good job, Eric.

- There you go.

- You all right, man?

- Yeah.

- Let's go. Nice.

- What are you waiting for?

- That was a nice one.

- Come on, go after it.

- You gonna finish it?

- Come on, Chris.

- Hi.

- Hi.

- How are you?

- Great. What can I get you?

A cheeseburger and...

- Do you have lemonade?

- Yes.

- Okay, a large lemonade.

- Okay.

- It's $4.50.

- All right.

There's $5.


Oh. Hey!

What the f*ck? I paid for that.

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