Sunday in Shorts: Left-Brained Larry, and Right-Brained Rachel.

You’re called “left-brained” if you lean towards science and practicality, and “right-brained” if you are more artistic and creative. But the reality is tat we use both parts of our brain, depending on what’s necessary to grok.

But in this charming tale, a pair of Siamese twins must share a brain—with Larry only being able to access the left part of the brain, while his twin Rachel occupies the right.

Larry and Rachel have a hard time being stuck together because they are opposites. Not only do they hate each other, their abnormality also makes them dislikable to the people around them, leaving them with a melancholy life of bullying and parental neglect.
 One thing the couple shares though is a common hatred and a longing for revenge.
The opportunity arrives when they find out that using the whole brain at once might give them
 supernatural powers that can help rid them of their enemies. But the tragic lesson is learned: Being 
so opposite their teamwork is doomed to go terribly wrong.

Cinematically a fusion of Dr. Seuss, Tim Burton and Edaward Gorey, Left-Brained Larry & Right-brained Rachel is a charmingly wonderful tale. Perfect for a Sunday in Shorts.

Left-brained Larry & Right-brained Rachel from Niels Michael Wee on Vimeo.

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