Shorts International, the fine folks who bring the Oscar nominated shorts to theaters every year are continuing their support of the short film format with The Continuing and Lamentable Saga of The Suicide Brothers. It’ll be available for purchase via iTunes beginning tomorrow.

Suicide Brothers is a blackly comic quickie made by and starring Rupert Friend (Pride & Prejudice) and Tom Mison. They play a strange set of brothers who attempt to kill themselves each day at the same time. Keira Knightley plays the pair’s ethereal fairy godmother.

With the lederhosen and the Czech music at the end, it has kind of an unsettling Grimm Brothers in Eastern Bavaria feeling to it. It’s definitely more a piece about tone than character or plot. If nothing else it’s lovely to look at.

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