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Two Men One Pool

A whimsical blend of dystopia, utopia, and superb comedic brilliance.
5/5

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In Andrej iliev’s directorial gem, a whimsical and eccentric comedy unfolds at the poolside, where an overburdened Michael Koltes seeks solace amid the chaos of divorce and business affairs. Aptly titled, the film paints a comically dystopian yet utopian setting, where the absence of character dialogue heightens the absurdity of the situations.

Koltes, delivering a stellar performance as the beleaguered protagonist, encounters a fellow vacationer portrayed by the equally impressive Brett Lemay. The dynamic between the two takes an uproarious turn as Lemay mirrors Koltes’ antics, leading to an epic and absurd showdown. The lack of verbal communication adds a unique layer to the narrative, forcing the actors to convey the nuances of their characters through physicality and expression alone.

The production design reaches spectacular heights, creating a visually striking environment that complements the film’s quirky premise. The cinematography, characterized by vibrant colors and meticulous framing, elevates the narrative to a highly cinematic level. The strategic use of the 60s pop song ‘Walk Away Renee’ injects an entertaining, light-hearted feel, enriching the film’s tone.

In this superbly crafted short film, iliev not only captures the essence of absurdity but also explores the liberating and transformative power of unexpected connections. With impeccable acting, stunning production design, and masterful cinematography, this dialogue-free comedy stands as a testament to the brilliance that can be achieved in the realm of short films.

Two Men One Pool Short Comedy Film

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Two Men One Pool

A whimsical blend of dystopia, utopia, and superb comedic brilliance.
5/5

Review

In Andrej iliev’s directorial gem, a whimsical and eccentric comedy unfolds at the poolside, where an overburdened Michael Koltes seeks solace amid the chaos of divorce and business affairs. Aptly titled, the film paints a comically dystopian yet utopian setting, where the absence of character dialogue heightens the absurdity of the situations.

Koltes, delivering a stellar performance as the beleaguered protagonist, encounters a fellow vacationer portrayed by the equally impressive Brett Lemay. The dynamic between the two takes an uproarious turn as Lemay mirrors Koltes’ antics, leading to an epic and absurd showdown. The lack of verbal communication adds a unique layer to the narrative, forcing the actors to convey the nuances of their characters through physicality and expression alone.

The production design reaches spectacular heights, creating a visually striking environment that complements the film’s quirky premise. The cinematography, characterized by vibrant colors and meticulous framing, elevates the narrative to a highly cinematic level. The strategic use of the 60s pop song ‘Walk Away Renee’ injects an entertaining, light-hearted feel, enriching the film’s tone.

In this superbly crafted short film, iliev not only captures the essence of absurdity but also explores the liberating and transformative power of unexpected connections. With impeccable acting, stunning production design, and masterful cinematography, this dialogue-free comedy stands as a testament to the brilliance that can be achieved in the realm of short films.

Two Men One Pool Short Comedy Film

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No artists for this title have been featured on Spotlight.

Specifications

Runtime: 13 min
Genre: ,
Country: ,
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