One day, a boy named Jacob Two-Two (aptly named because every phrase that he utters is repeated) decides to set out to prove himself to his parents that he. Directed by Theodore J. Flicker. With Stephen Rosenberg, Alex Karras, Guy L’ Ecuyer, Joy Coghill. A six year old boy has a dream in which he is in jail. Poor Jacob Two-Two, only two plus two plus two years old and already a prisoner of The Hooded Fang. What had he done to deserve such terrible punishment?.
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Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang () – IMDb
Rotten Tomatoes reviewer Lafe Fredbjornson panned the film version as being a “not very good” adaptation of the book: Read it Forward Read it first. The Ice-T rap-session in the courtroom didn’t seem to fit. Now that I’m older I can confidently say that the book didn’t scare me, but brought me back to the times when I used to watch the movie with my sister. No trivia or quizzes yet.
According to the critic, Two-Two’s prison is a metaphor for adult incarceration in several ways. He tells his friends that he has been receiving many notes with candy attached, telling him to tremble when the Hooded Fang is around.
Jacob Two-Two Meets the Hooded Fang () – IMDb
Jacob says that he will hug and kiss him unless they make a deal. Fraught with childhood fantasies and fears, the film encourages children to feel strong in the threatening world of adults. This humorous children’s story recounts the adventure of a young boy who tqo to be heard.
The prison set didn’t feel like the one described in the book. Busey looks completely coked out the entire film and makes some of the funniest faces I’ve seen caught on film, Ice T plays a singing judge who is tough on crime and seems to send everyone to the kiddie joint.
This reminded me of the good-natured Jewish people in concentration twwo during that Holocaust who clung to their hopes that the German camp leaders still had goodness in their hearts despite the blatant atrocities that they were doing. I have children now so I gave it a quick on Recently I was shifting around boxes in my basement and case accross one that I had packed years ago when I had moved from my childhood home. View all 9 comments. Maybe the book is better right?
Helping Jacob in his mission are two young agents that aim to hte all of the children kept prisoner in the swampy penitentiary. Jake Goldshire as Oscar. Who do you think wins out eventually?
Mark McKinney and Miranda Richardson seemed like standup comics in animal costumes. The Hooded Fang tries to scare jacoh children, but they only laugh. I also have vague awareness of Mordecai Richler and was surprised to find him author of this whimsical character. He is put in the Children’s Prison for saying everything two times.
We didn’t recognize that password reset code. The Hooded Fang named the girl The Fox Girl cause he knew that a fox could to the job cause it’s wise. I read this book only because it’s referenced all the time in the Baby-Sitter’s Club Little Sister books.
Jacob Two Two Meets the Hooded Fang
Apr 01, Penny McGill rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jacob’s perception of the world is so honest that concepts from the book make for repeatable jokes with one’s own children. This is a funny little book.
Movies and Shows I Own. Movie Info Based on noted Montreal author Mordecai Richler’s classic children’s adventure meet the same name, the film is about a boy named Jacob Max Morrow who has to say everything twice to be heard, simply because he is the youngest gwo five children. Miranda Richardson as Miss Fowl. This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat The worst crime of all — insulting a grown-up!
He adopted her son Daniel. When he wakes up, he discovers that jaclb is in trouble for insulting the store clerk. Richler’s themes are the absurdity of childhood imagination and the pitfalls of taking ourselves too seriously. Child psychologists say that it is because their surroundings are noisy and they are very interested on what they are watching.
Also by Mordecai Richler. Jacob leaves the court room only to find his siblings waiting for him in his cell.