A Frozen-Faced Man Finds Unexpected Hope In Sweet Fantasy Short Cautionary Tales

Video: Parental scare tactics come true in Luke Taylor and Chris Barrett’s fable Cautionary Tales, about a lonely young man who made a stupendously goofy face as a kid… and then, just as his mother warned him, was forced to live with that expression forever when it froze into place. But all is not lost.

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Turns out not he isn’t the only person who grew up in a similar predicament, as we learn in this unexpectedly uplifting short that makes use of some pretty remarkable prosthetics. (You can check out a making-of video here.)

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