The Almost Freedom of Fred Mode
Long-term unemployed alcoholic Fred Mode makes hapless attempts to improve his life, all of which are doomed to inevitable failure. But change he must and he does give up the drink, only to find that the more stubborn aspects of addiction remain. With his attempts to reform he finds he has to make a choice that could change his life fundamentally. But can he break away from the comforting familiarity of his past and will his future be determined by factors beyond his control?