The Submarine Kid

Synopsis: When Spencer King, a United States Marine, returns home from a horrific wartime experience, his mundane reality leads him to gravitate towards a new and mysterious woman on her own determined journey. Together, they enter into a magical but destructive new relationship which ultimately exposes their essential truths.
Genre: Drama, Romance
109 min

Once upon a time...

...or so the story has been told...

...a boy became acquainted

to a life under water.

Or as the locals would tell you...

...a boy became a fish.

The boy came from

an average suburb...

...of a great American city.

While other kids played typical

childhood games...

...our boy was holding his breath.

He held his breath everywhere.

As the boy grew...

...he dazzled all the town's people

with his spectacular ability.

And his legend grew.

The summer before he was

to go off into the world...

...the town's people pled for

him to showcase his talents

one final time.

Now, ladies and gentlemen

boys and girls

I give you...

...The Submarine Kid.

This was his final

goodbye to the town

before entering the real world

of endless responsibilities

and tedious obligation.

As the minutes grew longer

the people got nervous.

But those closest to him

assured the rest of the crowd

that this was all part

of his grand exhibition.

But doubts was creeping in.

As the clock turned to 20

minutes past the hour...

...even the ones who knew him best

started to panic.

His girl was the first to

break away from the crowd... search.

They all searched...

...and searched...

...and searched.

And they're still searching... this day.


He's here.


There he is.

Oh, look at you.

- Welcome home, son.

- Oh, Josh, careful, careful.

Ah, he's fine. He looks

great. He looks great.

Oh, honey, we missed you so much.

- We would have come to get you.

- I know.

Well, why didn't you want

us to come to get you?

Come on, sweetheart. Come on.

What's up, dingleberry?

- Hi.

- Hey, you.

I love you.

I told your mom not to clean too much.

I know how you like for

things to stay the same.


Spencer, Emily, dinner!

But that's what I keep telling him.

Uh, well, I am just glad that he's home

so we get to see you more.

Hmm, well, that's the real reason

why I wanted him to come home

so I could hang out with you guys.

So, Spence, you must be

ready to get back to shop.

You know, if he was a girl

we were gonna name him Emily.

- Ran into Marc the other day.

- Really?

He said he could use some help down there.

Who is it, honey?

Just the guys.

Oh, the rat pack.

I think you should answer it.

- Hey.

- Yo, dude!

Hey, man.

Yeah. I'm home.

- Oh, Nathan's?

- No!

Uh-huh, there was just

a shooting over there.

Mom, he just got back from Afghanistan

I think he can handle Echo Park.

Uh, well, why don't

you guys just come here?

Oh, okay, I'll ask her. Hey, mom...

- No.

- Oh, yeah.

She says, "Go f*ck yourself, Mailer."

- Ooh!

- Language. Language.

Okay. Yeah, I don't

know, I-I'll let you know.

Okay. Okay, bye.

We should go.


Then maybe later I can show you...

I can go.

Oh, that's right, you're of age.

Well, why don't... You

don't have to go tonight.

I mean you could see them anytime you want.

You're back now... for good.

How do you know that?


I saw it on the news.

Look, just-just don't

scare your brother, okay?

- They're all back for good.

- Wait a minute.

Cooper, you don't think that's true?

Oh, stop it, Josh, of course it is.

Three times was enough.

They are not sending you back again.

- I'm just sayin'...

- Spencer!

Please will you tell your brother?

Let's just go real quick.

I wanna show you the

apartment, it's really cute.

Uh... Let's just clean up here.

I'll tell you what, if I had

been at the desert that long

they'd have to tear me

away from your bedroom.

I can't believe he's goin'

out with his friend's tonight.

Hey, he's young, he

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