Out of the blue, Sally and Jack discover a strange phenomenon in their back yard — a burned patch of grass capable of duplicating any organic matter. Then one of them makes a very rash decision — one that will challenge the nature of their identity and change their lives forever.

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Burnt Grass was directed by Ray Wong, and if you want to learn more about the film's background, Directors Notes has a great interview with him. (No, Sally was not played by twins.) Wong points to Charlie Kaufman's films and The Fly as inspirations — we've got self-experimentation with dire consequences and a science fiction concept used to zero in a very human, very uncomfortable story. There are also some notes of black humor in there, but it's the ambiguous ending that demands repeat viewings.

[via Short of the Week]