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In this sci-fi adventure a gorgeous alien woman is sent to Earth by mistake from the planet Epsilon. Landing in the Australian outback she meets a surveyor and they cross the continent together. However, she spends the trip haranguing him for the ecological recklessness and avarice of the human race. Written by Anonymous

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Only through foreign eyes can we see how we truly are [Video Australia] See more »

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Even though the movie is telling us we need to clean up the environment, the old lady that is narrating the story, is burning wood in a camp fire. :( See more »

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As the film progresses, the motion of the nighttime stars gets increasingly polar, even though they remain in Australia. See more »

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Grandmother: It wasn't so long ago, people really did live their lives like that.
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Intelligent and charming sf
24 November 2000 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

Epsilon proves that science fiction need not be only about huge special effects, cross marketing and vapid story lines. (Don't get me wrong, I like these things to, they just aren't essential)

This film has an incredible heart, a storyline which while fairly simple is nonetheless thoughtprovoking and powerfully emotional, some fantastic performances from The Man and She, who are under the camera in every scene and shine and beautiful cinematography.

Rolf de Heer is like an Oz Cohen brother, he has put his hand to a wide variety of genres of film and never once failed to deliver a masterpiece (or near masterpiece)

It may be hard to find this film and you may find it a little slow to begin with, but just let it draw you in and feel your consciousness evolve. (Ok, that maybe a little over the top but it is pretty profound)


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