A Sanitation Worker Learns Why You Should Never Cross a Raccoon in This Surreal Comedy Short

Image: Vimeo
Image: Vimeo

In Alan Miller’s Garbage Man, a grouchy sanitation worker makes the grave mistake of pissing off the wrong “trash panda.” He’s soon afflicted with a peculiar curse that turns him into the literal personification of the film’s title—and his crummy day on the job gets way stinkier before taking a surreal, weirdly uplifting final turn.

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