A Powerful Short That Punches a Hole in the Wall of Domestic Bliss

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Why Watch? The brilliance of this short from Laurie Lynch is in how it draws out the intensity and terror of a difficult situation. The focus refuses to blink as a grizzled man confronts his wife about her infidelity — swapping the scene of their destruction with one of him rehearsing what he’ll say when he gets home.

Held down by outstanding performances, it’s the kind of movie that makes a fist around your heart.

What Will It Cost? About 13 minutes.

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A veteran of writing about movies for nearly a decade, Scott Beggs has been the Managing Editor of Film School Rejects since 2009. Despite speculation, he is not actually Walter Mathau's grandson. See? He can't even spell his name right.

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