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Short Film of the Day November 18, 2020

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By Yashwardhan Goswami with 6.9

drama · Short Films

The short film is a narrative that is complete with drama, humour, a strange morbidity as well as an overall sense of unease and grief. A couple is present in a room in a very strange fashion. The conversation between them, however, flows freely, despite their stony-still faces and closed eyes, by way of voiceovers.

It is at this juncture, that the reality of death enters the conversation. While their situation continues to exist within the ambit of waiting - waiting for their family members to arrive, to be discovered, and to finally conclude the waiting that was life itself, the film stretches its limbs comfortably to invoke a strong metaphor about existence. It is achieved by simply employing a banter constituted sometimes by disagreements, sometimes by deep emotion, but never without its inherent familiarity and closeness.

The idea of approaching life, and death, its one true reality, in this particular manner is resounding in its uniqueness, offering the viewer an engrossing and thought-provoking product, without them consciously realising any of it.

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