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The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)

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A writer, Tucker Harding, is hired to cover an article on the hydrogen-bomb test, Nevada, 1952. While there, radiation mutates her code/soul, spawning in her the ability to travel through ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Terumi Matthews ...
Tucker
Nicole Zaray ...
Drew
Belinda Becker ...
Ofelia
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Isaac
Thomas Pasley ...
J.L.
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Gorge
Julie Anderson ...
Dental Assistant of Death
Amanda Vogel ...
Girl in Window
Leo Marks ...
Dex
Justin X. McAvoy ...
Cop
Amanda Cole ...
Rachel the Bartender
Tom Vought ...
'This Guy' in Bar
Alana Jerins ...
Drew's Mother
Rebeka Milkis ...
Little Drew
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A writer, Tucker Harding, is hired to cover an article on the hydrogen-bomb test, Nevada, 1952. While there, radiation mutates her code/soul, spawning in her the ability to travel through time by force of will. Not long after she is murdered by a woman from the future, Ofelia, intent on securing her own ability to time travel. However, before her death Tucker travels to the year 1997 where she meets Drew, a failed writer who has been infected with Tuckers original mutation since birth. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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2 June 2000 (Spain)  »

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Az idő ujjai  »

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$250,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,610 (USA) (8 January 1999)

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$18,195 (USA) (9 April 1999)
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According to an interview with writer/director Hilary Brougher at the IndieWire website, she and producer Isen Robbins were originally planning to shoot this movie in their apartments on video. See more »

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Isaac: We don't have much time.
Tucker: What do you mean?
Isaac: Think of nonlinear time as a pie. We can eat the pieces in any order, but you can't eat the same slice twice. And baby, I've eaten a lot of pie.
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13 July 1999 | by (PA, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was absolutely superb. My friends and I saw it two nights in a row; I'd gladly see it again, but it was only in my area for a weekend. If Hilary Brougher can make this movie with $250,000, I can't wait to see what she'll make with more. The story is beautifully crafted, suspenseful, and totally original. The actors were excellent, especially the ones who played Isaac, Tucker and Drew. There were some understatedly hilarious lines that perfectly balanced the frightening/bizarre storyline, and everything came together beautifully--and unexpectedly--at the end. This is the kind of movie I want to make! As the local arthouse theater that showed this put it, "Although we're not positive, we're heralding this film as a first of its genre: a pre- and post-apocalyptic time-travel/atomic-bomb-mutation/lesbian chic/suspense dramedy." Whatever you call it, it's great.


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