"Codfish & Cyanide" + English Subtitles.
She can’t believe it when he arrives at the restaurant looking squalid, shabby and unwilling to explain himself. The truth sounds way too absurd and being a notorious liar, he can’t risk anything. Cornered, he tells her an intricate story and expects everything – except her actual reaction.
Two persons, one room, a conflict.
"This is delicious and achievable storytelling. A lesson or all aspiring filmmakers who wish to make a contained short and don’t know how to go about doing so." (onesmallwindow.com)
"I wouldn’t be lying if the situation and the German language reminded me of some scenes from Quentin Tarantino‘s Inglorious Basterds, the depth and intensity of the conversations as well as the absurdity of the entire setting." (filmshortage.com)
"Gesslbauer manages to weave an entertaining and fully realized tale all within the confines of one location." (cinemaaxis.com)
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