Franz Kafka's It's A Wonderful Lifeâ€¦And Other Strange Tales
Franz Kafka's It's A Wonderful Life:
Stumbling over how to complete the first sentence of what was to be his masterpiece Metamorphosis, Kafka writes "Gregor Samsa woke up one morning and found he'd been transformed into a giant..." A giant what? A banana perhaps? A powerful sustained joke on both the perceived image of Franz Kafka and the powerful sentiment of Frank Capra's It's A Wonderful Life
Brothers David and Daryl travel home to their family farm for Christmas. Along the way, they confront their understanding of family and loyalty. With humor, their anxieties and ambitions are revealed and examined.
A clandestine meeting between the world's two most powerful businessmen who negotiate a deal so immense, so awe-inspiring, so "BIG". The meeting progresses from the enlightening to the bizarre.
Mr. McAllister's Cigarette Holder:
In 1961, Georgia, Mr. McAllister lives alone, His reality leaves little room for pride, except for a unique cigarette holder he has. On a trip to town with his albino girlfriend, a sacrificial gift saves his pride and allows him to retain his dignity.