I originally wrote the screenplay to be a made-for-Showtime movie, since a friend of mine was producing movies for that cable channel at the time. Edited by Thomas Seelig. Conversation with Felicity Lunn. The boy had a real problem keeping a straight face. A team of experts working around the clock with the latest digital imaging software were able to closely approximate the effect of a little boy spitting Dick winters statue curt shiling my face.