silent short. Neighbors fighting over a rose

I saw this silent movie recently at a small festival. By the looks of it, it’s an old-timey silent comedy short, a la Buster Keaton, but maybe with a more surrealist vibe. It might actually be way more recent than the Buster Keaton era.

A beautiful rose grows right under a white fence separating two gardens and the two neighbors claim the right to pick it. They start fighting and wreaking havoc, completely destroying the fence. By the end, they’re both dead, and the white pickets of the fence come to life (stop-motion) and surround the two bodies, creating a small cemetery. The rose divides in two and adorns both graves.

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