Dispatched from his basement room on an errand for his widowed mother, slacker Jeff might discover his destiny (finally) when he spends the day with his unhappily married brother as he tracks his possibly adulterous wife.
Certainly Not a Fairytale, a short of the dark humour variety, starring then-couple Linda Cardellini and Jason Segel of "Freaks and Geeks" fame, was definitely a pleasant surprise. The narrative to the story, provided by Cardellini, was witty and interesting and the acting was solid for the plot involved.
Of course, I realize that, considering all aspects of the short, it is more or less hit-or-miss: viewers will either love it or hate it, with no real discernible gray-area in between. But if you are at all interested in seeing it for yourself, I do recommend it, as it can only be described as *different*. I really enjoyed the bizarre atmosphere that was created, and would without a doubt watch it again.
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