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Very Temporary

A powerful character study of a young man with crippling anxiety.
5/5

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Justin Patricolo’s short film, ‘Very Temporary’ is a gripping exploration of anxiety and the emotional rollercoaster that its sufferers face. The film follows Joe (brilliantly portrayed by Declan Eells) – a young man battling with anxiety attacks who moves in with his sister Nina (well played by Elliot Frances Flynn) after facing personal setbacks.

As a character study, the drama doesn’t pull any punches, instead opting for an unflinching portrayal of Joe’s struggles and inner turmoil. It’s a highly emotional and intense viewing experience, evoking empathy for those who deal with mental health struggles daily. Eells deserves high praise for his subtle, heart-wrenching performance as Joe. The film delves into crucial themes surrounding mental healthcare and the fear many have of seeking help, making for an intense, thought-provoking watch from start to end.

Technically, ‘Very Temporary’ is masterfully crafted, with excellent cinematography, sound work and editing that ensures seamless transitions between scenes. Patricolo skillfully uses ambient sound to heighten the viewer’s emotional connection with Joe, making for a powerfully immersive viewing experience.

Overall, ‘Very Temporary’ is a must-watch for anyone interested in the experiences of those suffering from anxiety or any other mental health condition. It’s a well-made, stirring, and unflinching exploration of a topic that many people, unfortunately, face in their everyday lives.

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Very Temporary

A powerful character study of a young man with crippling anxiety.
5/5

Review

Justin Patricolo’s short film, ‘Very Temporary’ is a gripping exploration of anxiety and the emotional rollercoaster that its sufferers face. The film follows Joe (brilliantly portrayed by Declan Eells) – a young man battling with anxiety attacks who moves in with his sister Nina (well played by Elliot Frances Flynn) after facing personal setbacks.

As a character study, the drama doesn’t pull any punches, instead opting for an unflinching portrayal of Joe’s struggles and inner turmoil. It’s a highly emotional and intense viewing experience, evoking empathy for those who deal with mental health struggles daily. Eells deserves high praise for his subtle, heart-wrenching performance as Joe. The film delves into crucial themes surrounding mental healthcare and the fear many have of seeking help, making for an intense, thought-provoking watch from start to end.

Technically, ‘Very Temporary’ is masterfully crafted, with excellent cinematography, sound work and editing that ensures seamless transitions between scenes. Patricolo skillfully uses ambient sound to heighten the viewer’s emotional connection with Joe, making for a powerfully immersive viewing experience.

Overall, ‘Very Temporary’ is a must-watch for anyone interested in the experiences of those suffering from anxiety or any other mental health condition. It’s a well-made, stirring, and unflinching exploration of a topic that many people, unfortunately, face in their everyday lives.

Very Temporary

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