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The Karman Line

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When a mother is hit by a rare condition that sees her lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate, her husband and daugther are forced to come to terms with losing her. Starring BIFA Best Actress award winner, Olivia Colman (The Iron Lady, Tyrannosaur).

  • DirectorOscar Sharp
  • Runtime: 24 min
  • StudioShorts International
  • QualityHD

Reviews about The Karman Line

The Karman Line
Brendan A. Sinclair
Absurdist comedy about...what words can never suffice

As I write this today, you can watch this BAFTA award winner on the most popular video sharing website that I shall refer to as ewe boob. This film approaches its topic in a way that surprised me by the time I got the joke. It's an odd 'joke' in that it is a most absurd circumstance in which the characters react as if there is nothing absurd about any of it, but there aren't any attempts at levity. If anything, the joke isn't funny; it doesn't want to be funny. The joke wants to be anything but funny, and would rather be as far ...

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