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Primer (2004)Primer (2004)

Primer (2004)

Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller

6.9

movie

United States of America

English, French

Mind-blowing

2004

Shane Carruth

Anand Upadhyaya, Ashley Warren, Carrie Crawford

77 min

Synopsis

Friends and fledgling entrepreneurs invent a device in their garage which reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it, but they discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities - ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want. Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next.

Our Take

6.9
Staff

This little gem of a sci-fi is based on actual physics theory and doesn’t make you cringe every time some technobabble word comes out. Watching it the first time around leaves most viewers puzzled at the end, but wanting to see it again. Shot at a budget of ~$7000, don’t expect any flashy special effects or CGI. Do be prepared, however, for some mind boggling paradoxical ideas that require some effort to wrap your brain around.

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