A thriller/love story set in a perfect world: the film opens a brief window into the relationship between two lovers. Tension builds and their dark secret is exposed but, however twisted or... See full summary »
I've always enjoyed shorts, and this example I found to be particularly compelling. It is dark, it is disconcerting, it is discomforting, but above all it is real. There is no music (as far as I recall - although I could be wrong!) and the mood is, well, 'perfect'. The same cannot be said said for the relationship between the two central characters. The acting is fine; neither overworked nor too subtle, with Warren particularly impressive. The direction reminded me a little of the movie 'Closer', which I also enjoyed immensely. Indeed, the relationship between the protagonists - while fundamentally different to any featured in 'Closer' - does bear some similarities in its bleak representation of love.