The ne'er-do-well son is bringing his new(est) girlfriend to dinner to meet his parents. His father is pessimistic before the couple arrives, since the son seems to be attracted only to "trouble," but it is the mother who seems far more flustered at actually seeing them, starting the drama rolling. This short was well made and thoroughly enjoyable, and the news gets better: it's an excerpt from a feature-length script, so we can hope to see the full story in a future festival, or maybe even a theatrical release. Highly recommended.
Happenstance, dir. Joyce Draganosky, 2007 USA, 7 min. video
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