When you first move out of your mom and dad's home, you think it's a great idea to get an apartment in the big city with your best buddy. Why wouldn't you?
The two of you can share life experiences together, play video games, stay up late and discuss pop culture like a couple of characters from a Tarantino movie. What could possibly go wrong?
Oh yeah, lots could go wrong. Like, your bud could invite his sister over to permanently crash on your couch.
Or he could steal that girl you really liked.
And use all your stuff and never clean or pay the rent on time and... the list goes on and on and on.
It might have started out as a great idea, independence and endless fun, but in a very short time it will have put your enduring relationship to the ultimate test.
Filmmaker Alexander Engel perfectly nails the cons of sharing a living space with a friend in the succinct and witty short film This Is It. Be warned.
And there's even a behind-the-scenes making of the film below to keep you amused: