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Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967)

 |  Sci-Fi, Short  |  1967 (USA)
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While monitored and pursued, a man races to escape through a futuristic labyrinth.

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Dan Natchsheim ...
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Joy Carmichael ...
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David Munson ...
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Marvin Bennett ...
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The story is set in a futursitic society somwhat similar to George Orwell's 1984. People are identified by 4 digit numbers rather than names and all their movements are under constant scrutiny via computerized cameras. The story revolves around one man (1138) trying to escape from the system. The number of the leader of this society is 0000. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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In one scene, a reel is shown spinning, to segue into another shot. On this reel is a white label that says "University of Southern California". See more »

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During the credits where George Lucas is mentioned as the director, a piece of transparent tape is visible on the left side of the screen. See more »

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A very unique student film.
28 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was the student film that George Lucas did way before he became successful in cinema.

4 years before he made the THX 1138 film. He created this short film which is very well written.

The whole short has to do with THX, an individual trap in a sick twisted world. Which he tries escape throughout the whole short.

It's very different from the full length film. But those who are curious to know what the earlier version is. This one's definitely an early version.

All great director start somewhere in their careers. And this is a fine example of a student film.

It's available on the THX Director's Cut DVD.


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