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Speed of Light (2007)

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When it travels at the speed of light the power of the sun ray can play tricks with the eyes and brain and then we can live a story that may be real or not real. It's the game the speed of light is playing.

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Thomas (15) and Vincent (13) are two brothers. One day they decide to run away from a broken home. They land on a small island off the South Coast of England to escape their current reality. On the island they discover a huge, derelict and abandoned warehouse and they are on their way to explore it with only a lighter. G1 is a small time crook, who lives inside a washroom in the abandoned warehouse. G1 believes that he has a girlfriend and dreams of her. Jenia is a young girl, 22, mean and vulgar. She has spent most of her life inside a housing estate. G1 works occasionally, he hops on the ferry to the mainland to steal from people. G1 is in his thirties and he has a severe drug problem. He has a mate, Kid or G2, a small time crook who pops in on various occasions. Like Thomas he is also obsessed by one book entitled "Speed of Light". When he is not a small time crook, he reads it all the time. Unlike G1 he hasn't got a drug problem. G1 often dreams about his girlfriend and some of ... Written by Global Films

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When a power beyond this world is playing with our brain we become what ever this force wants us to be

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Drama | Thriller

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The 2016 presentation of Speed of Light for the U.S. is covered by a binocular scope effect emphasizing the voyeuristic aspect of the film. See more »

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G1: Why are you here?
Thomas: What?
G1: [Trembling] Fuck off boyo! Who's got the fucking gun?
Thomas: You!
G1: Too fucking right!
Thomas: Hmm
G1: So, who else is with you?
Thomas: No one...
G1: Don't fucking lie to me!
Thomas: My brother
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Featured in Speed of Life (2008) See more »

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Eat Speed
Written by Nick Peterson
Performed by V.A.,Stuart Mansell, Alex Hall, Vincent Hall
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Breathtaking
20 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It starts on a ship bound to a small almost deserted island.

The two leading actors, two young boys discover an almost abandoned warehouse.

It's getting dark and from then on their imagination is running wild.

It's breathtaking as the film is sometimes moving very fast backwards and sometimes forward.

That's the speed of light 'zoomed in'.

There was a lot of fun when it came out about a rape scene. I'm not sure why.

The real or imaginary people living there, a gangster and his girlfriend are rolling around on the floor.

She is not very happy about it but they are still going out together. It's hardly criminal.


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