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The Man from Earth (2007)The Man from Earth (2007)

The Man from Earth (2007)

Drama, Science Fiction

best
THE VERY BEST

8.0

movie

United States of America

English

Thought-provoking

2007

Richard Schenkman

Alexis Thorpe, Annika Peterson, David Lee Smith

87 min

Synopsis

An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he never ages and has walked the earth for 14,000 years.

Our Take

8.0
Igor Louboff

The movie starts with Professor John Oldman packing his things to leave and start a new life. He invites his friends to say goodbye and decides to reveal the reason for his departure. The starting point of the narration is a simple question asked by Oldman to his friends: what would a man from the upper paleolithic look like if he had survived until the present day? As scientists, the protagonists play his game and investigate the question, not knowing whether the story is a bad joke or a genuine narration. One of the best movies I’ve watched and definitely one of the most under-rated.

Comments

R
roro64

One of the most underrated films of all time. The entire film is shot almost like a theatre play, with very good dialogues and a plot that keeps on giving throughout the entirety of the film.
Would definitely recommend!

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