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A Clever Short Film That Plays the Same Backward and Forward

Symmetry Short Film

Why Watch? There’s a hint of Eric Rohmer in this poetic short from Yann Pineill where a young man leaves his girlfriend to spend time with another woman, but the cleverness in executing the gimmick of a movie that truly is symmetrical is unmistakable.

With beautiful cinematography that swirls and sways around European streets and a tortured romantic feel provided by the synth music of Cliff Martinez (with the posthumous help of Joseph Haydn), it gently plays with the mind without blowing it. A dream that attempts to defy physics.

What Will It Cost? About 4 minutes plus 4 minutes.

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Source: io9

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