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12:01 PM (1990)

| Sci-Fi, Short
A man is stuck living his life in the same 59 minute time frame. He tries various methods of finding out why, eventually consulting a physicist.

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A man is stuck living his life in the same 59 minute time frame. He tries various methods of finding out why, eventually consulting a physicist. Written by David Glick <dglick@sedona.net>

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When Myron arrives at the Tempus Institute, the sun is setting, even though the time is about 12:50 pm. See more »

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Remade as 12:01 (1993) See more »

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Wonderful and scary short film
2 April 2005 | by (Norfolk, England) – See all my reviews

The best short film I have ever seen, with more pathos and horror than in most full-length movies. In a way, its also the scariest film I've seen. The quality of acting and direction is such that you can really identify with the leading characters and are left wondering what the hell you would do in a similar situation. Without giving anything away, the ending is also brilliant.

I'm reminded of this film whenever I see that the time is 12.01, whereas I've basically forgotten the 2 full-length versions, although they are both reasonably entertaining (especially Groundhog Day). Hopefully, this film will be made available on DVD, possibly to accompany Groundhog Day??


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