History Film / Mask

26th Apr '16 11:18:46 PM aye_amber
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[[caption-width-right:350:Eric Stoltz as Rocky Dennis.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Eric [[caption-width-right:350: Eric Stoltz as Rocky Dennis.]]



''Mask'' is based on the true story of Rocky Dennis (EricStoltz), a kid who was born with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craniodiaphyseal_dysplasia lionitis]], and suffered a lot for this despite his mother Florence "Rusty" Dennis ({{Cher}}) always trying to give him a normal life.

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''Mask'' is based on the true story of Rocky Dennis (EricStoltz), (Eric Stoltz), a kid who was born with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craniodiaphyseal_dysplasia lionitis]], and suffered a lot for this despite his mother Florence "Rusty" Dennis ({{Cher}}) always trying to give him a normal life.
13th Apr '16 5:02:34 AM gregnes2000
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* DownerEnding: Rocky dies all of a sudden, leading Rusty to have an HeroicBreakdown.

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* DownerEnding: Rocky dies all of a sudden, leading Rusty to have an a HeroicBreakdown.
22nd Jan '16 10:41:53 AM FallenDelf
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* BerserkButton: Normally any jokes on Rocky's disfigurement don't bother him. Specifically ones where others who don't know him mistake his face for a mask, to which he responds by pretending he can't get it off jokingly. However after his DisabledLoveInterest is forced to leave him. It gets played straight when he slams a rude teen against the wall.
---> '''Rocky:''' I'll take my mask off if you take yours off you son of a bitch.

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* BerserkButton: Normally any jokes on Rocky's disfigurement don't bother him. Specifically ones where others who don't know him mistake his face for a mask, to which he responds by pretending he can't get it off jokingly. However after his DisabledLoveInterest is forced to leave him. It him, it gets played straight when he slams a rude teen teenager against the wall.
---> '''Rocky:''' I'll take my mask off if you take yours off off, you son ''son of a bitch.bitch''.



* ParentalSubstitute: Rusty' biker boyfriend, Gar, isn't Rocky's biological father, but he still serves the role as a caring father figure for him.
* ParentsAsPeople: Rusty clearly loves her son and fights tooth and nail to provide him with a normal life, but she has her own personal issues to deal with (like her history of drug abuse).

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* ParentalSubstitute: Rusty' Rusty's biker boyfriend, Gar, isn't Rocky's biological father, but he still serves the role as a caring father figure for him.
* ParentsAsPeople: Rusty clearly loves her son and fights tooth and nail to provide him with a normal life, but she has her own personal issues to deal with (like with, such as her history of drug abuse).abuse.
5th Jan '16 3:31:18 PM MarkLungo
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->''These things are good: ice cream and cake, a ride on a Harley, seeing monkeys in the trees, the rain on my tongue, and the sun shining on my face. These things are a drag: dust in my hair, holes in my shoes, no money in my pocket, and the sun shining on my face.''

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->''These [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/mask_eric_stoltz.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:Eric Stoltz as Rocky Dennis.]]

->''"These
things are good: ice cream and cake, a ride on a Harley, seeing monkeys in the trees, the rain on my tongue, and the sun shining on my face. These things are a drag: dust in my hair, holes in my shoes, no money in my pocket, and the sun shining on my face.''"''
29th May '15 9:48:41 AM GeneralSpecific
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If you're looking for one of those lame InspirationallyDisadvantaged stories, please look elsewhere.

''Mask'' is instead the true story of Rocky Dennis (EricStoltz), a kid who was born with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craniodiaphyseal_dysplasia lionitis]], and suffered a lot for this despite his mother Florence "Rusty" Dennis ({{Cher}}) always trying to give him a normal life.

NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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If you're looking for one of those lame InspirationallyDisadvantaged stories, please look elsewhere.

''Mask'' is instead based on the true story of Rocky Dennis (EricStoltz), a kid who was born with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craniodiaphyseal_dysplasia lionitis]], and suffered a lot for this despite his mother Florence "Rusty" Dennis ({{Cher}}) always trying to give him a normal life.

NeedsWikiMagicLove.
life.
21st May '15 2:19:03 PM Morgenthaler
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* DisabledLoveInterest: Diana, played by LauraDern.

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* DisabledLoveInterest: Diana, played by LauraDern.Creator/LauraDern.
2nd May '15 9:26:18 AM PrincessGwen
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* BerserkButton: Normally any jokes on Rocky's disfigurement don't bother him. Specifically ones where others who don't know him mistake his face for a mask, to which he responds by pretending he can't get it off jokingly. However after his DisabledLoveInterest is forced to leave him. It get's played straight when he slams a rude teen against the wall.

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* BerserkButton: Normally any jokes on Rocky's disfigurement don't bother him. Specifically ones where others who don't know him mistake his face for a mask, to which he responds by pretending he can't get it off jokingly. However after his DisabledLoveInterest is forced to leave him. It get's gets played straight when he slams a rude teen against the wall.



* DawsonCasting: Rocky Dennis died at the age of 16, but Stoltz was 24 during production.
14th Dec '14 10:29:38 PM DoctorDetective
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* ParentalSubstitute: Rusty' biker boyfriend, Gar, isn't Rusty's biological father, but he still serves the role as a caring father figure for him.

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* ParentalSubstitute: Rusty' biker boyfriend, Gar, isn't Rusty's Rocky's biological father, but he still serves the role as a caring father figure for him.
18th May '14 9:23:17 PM AnoBakaDesu
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NeedsMoreLove.

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NeedsMoreLove.
NeedsWikiMagicLove.
26th Jan '14 11:30:43 AM tropower
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If you're looking for the animated series M.A.S.K. (which premiered the same year this movie came out), look [[WesternAnimation/MASK here]]. If you're looking for "The Mask", look [[Film/TheMask here]].

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If you're looking for the animated series M.A.S.K. (which premiered the same year this movie came out), look [[WesternAnimation/MASK [[WesternAnimation/{{MASK}} here]]. If you're looking for "The Mask", look [[Film/TheMask here]].
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