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Nothing (2003)

After a terrible day, two good friends and housemates find the outside world converted into a featureless and empty white void.

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Man In Suit
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Crawford
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Little Girl
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After a terrible day, two good friends and housemates find the outside world converted into a featureless and empty white void.

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What if you wished everyone - and everything - would just go away!

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Comedy | Fantasy

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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29 July 2004 (Hungary)  »

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When they venture out into the nothingness the camera pans along a trail of bits and bobs they have left behind. The dark scenery (instead of the surrounding whiteness) can be seen reflected in the blades of an open penknife See more »

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Narrator: The following is a true story. The people are actual people. Their names are their actual names. Everything has been thoroughly researched and verified.
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Why Does This Not Have UK Distribution???
6 December 2005 | by (Wigan, England) – See all my reviews

I watched this as part of my course at Aberystwyth University and it baffles me how this does not have a distributor in the UK. Well actually, it doesn't, because this film is everything a Hollywood film isn't - original, creative, quirky and humorous. It seems that today no-one really wants to see this type of movie as, in the simplest terms, it doesn't conform to the generic conventions most young viewers look for in a film.

I haven't written a review for the IMDb for ages but felt inclined to give this film a special mention, even if it is during my 30 minute break between classes! Essentially, it is about nothing, as the two main characters are plunged into their own world of nothingness through a hate of the world. The brilliance here is how the director sustains interest through the majority of the run time with only two characters and when the only mise-en-scene consists of half a house and a vast white, empty space. This is due in large part to the stellar performances of the actors, both of whom offer some great laughs while at the same time being able to add significant emotional depth to their roles.

I'd love to write some more but am on quite a time limit. However I encourage anyone and everyone to give this film a try. A very unique concept is brought to the screen in a coherent and well-executed fashion, with the combination of good performances, a strong script, nice sound design and (fairly) impressive visuals creating a very entertaining movie.

It's just a shame so few people know about Nothing....


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