Synopsis: An alcoholic spends all his time spying on his neighbor, waiting for the right moment to kill him.
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Lucas Pavetto
  5 wins & 2 nominations.
105 min

Goddamn it.

Go away.


right now!

Get out!

Now, please!


Wake up.

Can't be late...

Because if that happens,

you know who they're

going to blame.

Dad, can I play

peppa pig?

Not now, sunshine,

daddy's working.

I told you not to move

those units till Friday.

Hold on a second.

Yeah, frank?

Yeah, just don't do anything

till I get there.

17th attempt.

I failed again.

I did everything

by the book.

I respected

the timeline.

It was right before dawn

when I started my watch.

But, something went wrong.

Stopping drinking

didn't give me the results

that I expected.

I try to resist

for a few hours at a time,

but instead of feeling better,

i feel less clear,


and if that's not enough

something's in this house.

Seven hours until

my next attempt.

Bang. Bang.

Note to self.

He is a routine person.

I was right there.



I resisted until now,

but this asshole's late!


Baby steps

to self-control.

He wakes up very early

every morning 6:
00 am.

And then the asshole goes

and has breakfast,

then he gets

in his fucking car

and he goes to work

every fucking day.



Hey, hey, hey, hey.

Hi, good evening.

Can I take you aside?

Would you like to do

this alcohol test?

It's free,

so don't worry.

All you have to do is just

blow into this device

and we'll be able to tell you

how much alcohol

you have in your blood.

Is that okay?

Are you ready?

Go, blow.


Do you uh, do you want to go

out the back door, dude?

Can I?

-Perfect. That's great.

-Thank you.

Do you know

how dangerous

it is to drive

for you

and other people

after drinking half

a bottle of 80-proof whiskey?

I shouldn't even

tell you this,

but there's

a police checkpoint

just down the road

waiting to bust

people like you.

Is that what you want?

Thanks for the tip,

I'll take a shortcut.

A shortcut?

On the highway?

Listen, I don't really have

much time to waste here,

would you consider

leaving me alone?

Where do you live?


-I asked you where you live.

I can drive you home.

And I can get my co-workers

to come pick me up.

Are you serious?

Listen, you see right now,

you only have two options.

One, you drive drunk,

get busted,

lose your license

for a year,

maybe do some time.

Or two... I drive

and you can make

yourself comfortable

and sip

your Tennessee whisky.

And I can take you

home safely.

Absolutely not.

This surveill--

have the cars

stop at 10.

My name's Claire.

Take a right

right here.

You can drop me right--

right here.


Are you sure?

Yes, I'm sure.

I know where I live.

Okay, well, I'll just call

my assistant

so she can come

and pick me up.

Actually, I would--


Where the hell are you,

Claire? Can you see me?

Yes, I see your lights.

Continue onto the end

of the road,

-I'll be here.

-Hurry up.


-I'm coming.

Okay, I'm coming.

Claire, what the hell

are you thinking?






What is going on here?

Goddamn alcoholic.

Hey, move your car!

Hey, move your car, hey.


Can you move this car?

Hey, do you know where

this bozo is?

Hey, do you know where

the owner of this car is?

Take off

your headphones.


No, no,

your headphones.


What do you want?

Can I come in?

Go away.

Remove your foot

or else I'll have

to smash it.

I'm asking you

to get off my property.

How long have you been dry

before last night?

Seven hours?

Less than a day?

Is there anyone

watching your health?

When at a certain level

of dependency

it can be dangerous

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