listen while you look around!
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The Ides of March and Up In the Air are great visual and tone references. Also Anomalisa for it's lonely, hardened protagonist, and the contrast between the main character's public and private self.
This ending scene from The Ides of March is a great reference for the final sequence in our film. The building tension, general aesthetic and shot design (especially the last shot,) and mood is very similar to what I'm picturing for this. Also in the way that it's slightly open-ended and leaves us questioning what the character will do next.
Ben and Josh's previous short film collaboration, Two for Tea