Updated – Feb. 7, 10:22 p.m. ET
The short film, in French and directed by Éléonore Pourriat, shows a father taking his kid to kindergarten and going through the rest of his day facing catcalls, sexist remarks, sexual assault, and contempt.
In an email to BuzzFeed, director Eléonore Pourriat explained why she made the film.
In this alternate reality, women jog shirtless, call men "cutie" or "honey," tell them to "keep smiling", and congratulate the main character's son for having "such a cute daddy".
They also catcall men.
At one point, the main character gets assaulted in broad daylight by a group of women.
When his wife learns about the assault, she supports him at first but then blames him for his "provocative" outfit.
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