Head Over Heels

Paperman” was a sweet, romantic love story, but “Head Over Heels” — another Oscar-nominated short film — is about a different kind of love. It features two people who are long past their early days of passion, and have now fallen into a routine in which they might as well live in separate worlds.

The metaphor is wonderful, and very creative. I also appreciated the realistic (within the bounds of the metaphor) ending, which is about compromise and reaching out, rather than happily ever afters. It is a happy ending in its own way, and very touching.

Full screen and HD if you can.


About Fletcher DeLancey

Socialist heathen and Mac-using author of the Chronicles of Alsea, who enjoys pondering science, politics, well-honed satire (though sarcastic humor can work, too) and all things geeky.
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One Response to Head Over Heels

  1. Jorge says:

    Lovely. Just lovely.

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