Sunday, January 19, 2020
MARRIAGE MATERIAL (2019) NYJFF 2020
Musical short subject about a woman who goes to a place to teach her to become more marriageable after her current relationship implodes.
Bouyantly up beat music hides the fact that this is dark little confection that will break your heart. It’s a dark tale of selling your soul to fit in and the misery that results.
This was in the mix for a possible Oscar it is definitely good enough, the question was always would the committee making up the short list be able to get the taste of ashes out of their mouths.