is a 1999 short
comedy film directed by Jamie Babbit
. It premiered
at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival
. It stars Sarah Lassez
as a morgue
beautician trying to get over her ex-girlfriend, played by Radha Mitchell
. Babbit made the film with help from David Fincher
and Michael Douglas
. It played at several film festivals during 1998 and 1999, and was later distributed on a DVD collection of short films by production company POWER UP
. Babbit won a Channel 4
award for the film.
A mother tells her daughter a real life fairy tale of a "Princess Charming
" and her Sleeping Beauty
. Heather (Lassez) is in love with her girlfriend Cindy (Mitchell) until one day Cindy "wakes up" and breaks up with Heather, saying she wants a "real prince".
Heather works as a make up artist at Rolling Headstones Funeral Home in Los Angeles, "making dead rock-stars look good" for their next album covers. One day she is working on the body of musician Sno Blo (Rose McGowan
). Her co-worker Vince (Vince Vieluf
) brings his new girlfriend to the funeral home. It is Cindy, who is moving back to Los Angeles and wants to be friends with Heather.
Before Sno Blo is buried, the members of her band have a photo shoot with her at her grave side. Heather does the makeup. The photographer's assistant Clea (Clea DuVall
) flirts with Heather and gives her her telephone number, but Heather can only think about Cindy. Cindy arrives with Vince and tries to persuade... Read More