They say you should always put your smartphone to one side at bedtime. Give the brain a chance to switch off. Well, someone forgot to tell this young man. This hyperactive promo for High Contrast’s ‘Questions’ shows what happens when desire refuses to rest.
Starting with his dream woman, the film dives deeper and deeper into the protagonist’s subconscious. Alas, he isn’t even a player in the dreamworld, and soon we’re introduced to a hunky love rival.
From there it’s all squeezed hearts, human pinball machines, and a buffet groaning with innuendo... there’s enough phallic imagery here to give Sigmund Freud palpitations.
In the end, the aptly-named Polyhedra offers too much uncertainty - one swipe to the left, and it’s on to Tracey. Something tells us this guy doesn’t get much sleep. His despair is our gain, however, and Riff Raff’s Casey + Ewen deliver a witty commentary on the neuroses which surround modern dating.