Takeaway Scenes is really something quite special. An anonymous film channel, it invites short films that are single unbroken camera takes that are done without any credit (more on that here). The latest scene is called “Hookup” and it takes on Grindr usage and hookup culture in a thought-provoking, non-preachy way unlike anything we’ve seen before. It’s about a closeted frat guy who picks up a younger, much more out guy for a quick car hookup, before, you know, Interestingly, the film stars non-actors with no prior experience, and all their movement is improvised. And it turns out very strongly for whoever it was that made it.
Watch “Hookup” below and check out Takeaway Scenes other films here.