Das ist Leonard – er ist manchmal ein bisschen langsam

Last updated: February 4, 2015 at 20:09 pm
Klasse Kurzfilm von Vice produziert.

Leonard, star of Pete Livolsi’s hilarious new short, is a little slow. Literally, Leonard lives his life in slow-motion while everyone around him lives active, normal lives. Martin Starr from Silicon Valley plays the titular motion-challenged character who, despite every attempt to be a normal office drone, can’t seem to stay up to speed.

While Leonard’s slow-motion should be classified by today’s workplace standards as a disability, it’s treated more like a novelty or a clown show. His boss even blackmails Leonard into performing tricks at his kid’s birthday party.

It’s tough being Leonard. A bathroom break now lasts 20 minutes, and that doesn’t include wiping or washing. He redefines the term “slow eater.” And what’s sex like if you can never go faster than “super slow”?

Livolsi plays beautifully with the tribulations of Leonard’s life, whether it’s getting to work on time or literally being too slow to get the girl. It’s a fantastic tale of personal redemption that also happens to include one of the best vomit scenes in all of film.

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