"Get more out of life. See a fucked up movie." -John Waters
I've been eying this short film for some time but never gave it serious thought. Luckily enough it is included in the special features section of Tyrion Lannister's copy of House! I wanted to get an episode of Twin Peaks in before the night was through but alas, you only get to have your friend's Criterion of House once in a lifetime so I thought I might as well take advantage of the hand God so graciously dealt me.
Every person eventually reaches a certain age where he or she finds it increasingly difficult to fall in love. The age is different for each person and factors that affect the age are extroversion v. introversion, work environment, and personal outlook on the nature of the world. It seems that our main protagonists Martin and Mariana have reached this age. They each know the stings of failed affairs and even experience new flames over the course of the film. I…