Bombay Beach, a barren place where dead fish are a 7 year old 's friends and abandoned houses are their playground. The documentary Bombay Beach, by Alma Har’el, shows 3 very distinct characters with many flaws. Some of their flaws are forgivable while some of them are not. Due to their circumstances, Benny 's flaw is forgivable, but some of them like Reds and Benny 's dad are not forgivable. Benny is a character I was intrigued from the start because of his disorder and his flaw which I personally think is forgivable. Benny is a young boy around the age of 7. He is bipolar, anger issues, and his parents have gone to jail. Benny and his other siblings have been in separate foster homes because they have been taken away by social services. His parents like to play army, and have neglected their home and kept it dirty and have gone to jail a couple of times. Benny and his mother were talking in the kitchen while she is getting Bennys pills out of the little yellow bottle and asks him if he knows why he takes the pills. Benny says it is because he is crazy while his mom reassures him...
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