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The Absence of Light (2006)

Not Rated  |   |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  4 August 2006 (USA)
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When a scientist discovers the possibility of the meaning of life, two shadowy organizations learn of this and will stop at nothing to steal the scientist's work for themselves. As a result... See full summary »

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Richard Conant ...
Purtian
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The Higher Power
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Whiplash
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Abbey Church
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Senator Criswell
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The Alchemist
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Jenkins
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Fiona
Rebekah Gardner ...
Jezebel
Mark Cullison ...
Fetish
Keith Kline ...
Fiona's Assistant
Linda Orick ...
Velvet
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When a scientist discovers the possibility of the meaning of life, two shadowy organizations learn of this and will stop at nothing to steal the scientist's work for themselves. As a result, two burned-out assassins named Puritan and Sultan are assigned to protect the scientist and keep his project from falling into the wrong hands. Written by Anonymous

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Truly awful
7 July 2007 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I am sorry to say that this film is indeed bad. It reminds me of a c-grade porn movie with one major difference: no porn.

The story and dialogue needs a complete overhaul. Maybe then the bad acting would not have been as noticeable. At the very least, the pacing should have been picked up.

While I accept that this had a low budget and the director did a good job visually given what little resources he had, he should have spent more time on the story or better yet, get someone else to write it. Many of the action scenes were just pointless.

It was a complete waste of my time.


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