The Sublime and Beautiful

Synopsis: David Conrad is a college professor and sometimes philanderer raising three children in a small Kansas suburb with his wife Kelly. When sudden tragedy strikes the family in the days before Christmas, David and Kelly's marriage is brought to its breaking point and David's desire for retribution leads him into uncharted moral territory with the question: what can we forgive?
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Blake Robbins
Production: Candy Factory Distribution
  9 wins & 8 nominations.
93 min

Hey everybody!

Let's go!

There's your eggs.


Nice, nice.

Will you try it again

if I cool it off?

Doing good?

Mmmm! Good eggs!


Who's gonna eat that?

This orange juice

tastes terrible.


It tastes horrible!

I was trying something new.

50% less calories,

50% less sugar!

I just wanted to try it.

That's all.

Hey, you guys,

you almost done?

Okay, get changed for school.

- Oh my gosh, look at

the time, look at the time.

Let's go, let's go!

There you go buddy!

Good boy.


Let's go! Everybody out!

Oh no, I'm sorry.

You get everything?

- Yup.

Alright. Backpack in the car,

I already threw that in...

Alright, I'll see you later.

And... Lunch?

Yeah, 2:
00... late one.


And he goes around,

like, stealing stuff?

And then he, like,

gets some eyeballs.

Like, he gets fake eyeballs...

like, emerald ones

and gold ones,

and when he puts the gold one in

he transports to this place

where the person...

like, he sends him on a mission.

That's really kind of

where I'm at.

On the mission?


- You guys decide what

you want for Christmas?

I know what I want!

Yeah? What?

- A laptop and

a bean bag chair.

A bean bag chair?

Uh huh.

- What do you want

a bean bag chair for?


- You just want

something to sit in?

They're cool!


Any toys?

- I want a giant



In the back yard?

- I want a swimming pool.

- Yeah, right!

That ain't happening.

I want a tree house?

What? What about toys?

Clothes, books, toys?

I want some clothes!

I do not want toys.

- No toys. Are you

too old for toys now?


Alright, guys.

Alright, love you!

- Bye!

- Bye!

Watch out!

Watch out!

You can call your garbage!

I heard it!

Dave, time out.

One sec.

- Kelly wanted me to ask

if you were coming over

- Absolutely.

Are you kidding me?

I got a feeling.

I got a good feeling.


About you!


This year's gonna

be the year for you.

You're gonna get one.

Oh my God!

That's nasty!

Oh my God!

That's impressive.

Impressively nasty.

- That's years of

hard work right there.

Yeah, hard work.

Like lookin' in a mirror!


How bad?

Am I teaching these

kids anything?


Hey, do you have a second?

Uhh, yeah.


I'm sorry...


Mandy. Mandy...

Come on in.

Open or closed? -


- Umm, I just wanted

to talk to you about...

my grades?

Grades haven't come out yet.

Uhhh, the paper

that you assigned...

Uhh, I didn't do it.



What happens now?

- Your grade becomes

an incomplete,

and if it's not on my desk,

or in my box,

by the beginning

of next semester

it becomes an F.

Is there...

any other...




Everything okay?


Do you have a minute to talk?

Can we do it later?




Anyone home?


Oh, you're getting

so big and heavy!

You're getting heavy.

You're getting heavy.

Hey, hey!

Yummy, yummy! What do we got?

Peanut butter!

- Grapes? He said he

wants some grapes.


Here you go, buddy!

This looks...

incredibly sparse.

Where's the chips?




Do you have to go back?


- Don't be late, because

don't forget we have

your Mom's tonight.


Yeah! The tree trimming!

- I've got final grades

due tomorrow...

9, 10, maybe?

That's alright.

I mean, we'll miss you.

It's nicer when you're there...

but, umm...

me and the kids and

a bunch of sugar,

and your Mom and Dad...

I got it.

- Sounds fun.

- I got it.

I'll make it up to you.

- I know.

Thank you!

- Thanks for the

delicious lunch, mommy!

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