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Dilemma

A riveting drama that delves into an abusive relationship.
4/5

Review

Dom Anthony’s short film, ‘Dilemma’, is a gripping and powerful portrayal of an abusive relationship and the emotional manipulation that often accompanies it. The film follows Rose Flores as the vulnerable protagonist trapped in a toxic relationship with her narcissistic husband, played with accuracy by Deo Eswar.

Every frame of the short is finely crafted with cinematic cinematography by Pete Villani that captures the intense emotions throughout the film. Flores delivers an incredibly raw performance, bringing a layer of authenticity to her character and adding to the film’s overall impact. Eswar, likewise, plays his role with a subtle yet intimidating energy, making viewers unable to shake the image of his manipulative character.

The post-production further elevate the film, aiding in building the overall tone. The musical score adds an incredibly complimentary layer, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats throughout the film.

‘Dilemma’ is an intense watch that shows the harrowing effects of emotional and physical manipulation in a relationship. Anthony’s direction, along with the phenomenal performances of Flores and Eswar, makes this short film an incredibly poignant and gripping portrayal of a difficult subject. Although a difficult watch, I highly recommend it, especially to those who have experienced perhaps somewhat of a similar dilemma.

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Dilemma

A riveting drama that delves into an abusive relationship.
4/5

Review

Dom Anthony’s short film, ‘Dilemma’, is a gripping and powerful portrayal of an abusive relationship and the emotional manipulation that often accompanies it. The film follows Rose Flores as the vulnerable protagonist trapped in a toxic relationship with her narcissistic husband, played with accuracy by Deo Eswar.

Every frame of the short is finely crafted with cinematic cinematography by Pete Villani that captures the intense emotions throughout the film. Flores delivers an incredibly raw performance, bringing a layer of authenticity to her character and adding to the film’s overall impact. Eswar, likewise, plays his role with a subtle yet intimidating energy, making viewers unable to shake the image of his manipulative character.

The post-production further elevate the film, aiding in building the overall tone. The musical score adds an incredibly complimentary layer, leaving viewers on the edge of their seats throughout the film.

‘Dilemma’ is an intense watch that shows the harrowing effects of emotional and physical manipulation in a relationship. Anthony’s direction, along with the phenomenal performances of Flores and Eswar, makes this short film an incredibly poignant and gripping portrayal of a difficult subject. Although a difficult watch, I highly recommend it, especially to those who have experienced perhaps somewhat of a similar dilemma.

Dilemma Short Film

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