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Electronic Labyrinth THX 1138 4EB (1967)

While monitored and pursued, a man races to escape through a futuristic labyrinth.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dan Nachtsheim ...
1138 (as Dan Natchsheim)
Joy Carmichael ...
7117
David Munson ...
2222
Marvin Bennett ...
0480
Ralph Stell ...
9021
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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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Remade as THX 1138 (1971) See more »

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Still I'm Sad
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Performed by The Yardbirds
Written by Paul Samwell-Smith and Jim McCarty
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Definitely one of the best Student films I have ever seen
10 April 2013 | by (Valhalla) – See all my reviews

Mind you this can be a strange viewing for some people. But if you have worked on a student film yourself, even if it is just one from a High School Film and TV Class you will appreciate this movie and all the work George Lucas put into it quite a lot more than as an average movie watcher.

The plot of this movie is basically that a man by the name of THX 1138 4EB is running away from the society he was a part of.

So it might be a thin plot. You might not like it but if you've worked on a student film then this will be appreciated a whole lot more. And even on it's own unusual merits this is a decent watch, at least in my opinion.


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