Played at the February 2017 ROMANCE Film Festival
CHARITY CASE, 3min, UK, Romance/Comedy
Directed by Sam Tibi
A young man’s attempt to show a beautiful girl his charitable nature backfires…
Review by Kierston Drier
This delightfully fresh and comic look at chivalry gone awry, Charity Case comes to us from the UK by director Sam Tibi. In this simple, short and hilarious tale, our male hero tries to impress a beautiful woman at a cafe by tipping the barista. His plan backfires when, trying and failing to get her attention, he gives too much in the jar and runs short for his coffee. While the barista’s back is turned, our hero attempts to get his coins back- an ill fated idea indeed.
A short, humorous film that makes us question- is generosity still generosity if the gesture is done for self-gain? Is there such a thing as true altruism? It…
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