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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful:

Short film about two folks alone

7/10
Author: Havan_IronOak from NYC/FL
11 May 2002

The kid is living on the streets doing things to survive that he'd rather not. The older man has lost a lover and is losing his eyesight. Perhaps selling the rest of his goods will protect him form ever having to lose anything else. Perhaps they can protect each other.

This works as a short and leaves you wanting to know more of the backstory. It's well worth the few minutes that it takes to view.

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful:

A Short That Leaves You Wanting More

8/10
Author: Legion from Pennsylvania
30 December 2004

As the story unfolds, you get to see pieces of the lives of two different men whose lives eventually intersect. With the older Asian man, you get the sense that he's lost the partner of his life's journey. The younger man has lost more, yet doesn't know his destination. Will the two of them help each other find their way? The actors do well expressing themselves without words, instead using their eyes and body language to reveal their true feelings. There's limited dialogue, but its enough to convey what each of them are fleeing.

Good cinematography and editing. The plot seems a little implausible, but if you can get beyond that, you are left wondering what happened before and what will happen after.

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A very touching film.

8/10
Author: Steve B from United States
11 March 2013

Indeed this is a very touching film with very little dialog, yet the emotions are captured very clearly. The narrative is smooth and consistent from beginning to end. It shows the craft of someone who will have the skill do make very fine feature films one day.

Others have given you the outline of the story, so no need to repeat that. But the anguish, frustration, and disillusionment of both main characters is substantial and gripping, perhaps might even make you a bit misty at points.

It always impressive when a film maker can tell a complete story in such a short amount time.

Well, worth seeing, you can find several copies of it on YouTube and likely on other Video Archive sights.

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