A Reasonable Request
- English spoken
The absentee dad is a common character in cinema. We can probably thank child-of-divorce Steven Spielberg for that. This hilariously uncomfortable short asks how far one absentee dad must go to reconnect with his son.
The idea came from a throwaway remark in an e-mail between its creators, advertising guys Gabriel Miller and Andrew Laurich. Miller wondered what the most taboo version of “would you rather” would be. The result was promptly invited to the Sundance festival, America’s walhalla for hip indie films.