A pill-popping, over-caffeinated driver accidentally hits something. Panic-stricken, he searches for help in a strange and desolate town that offers very little in the form of human kindness.

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Nathan, a lad in his teens, is driving alone through a winter landscape. His pill bottle is beside him; he pops a few. He's almost out of gas. He reaches a town, and while staring at someone sitting at a bus stop, he runs over someone. He gets out of the car: it seems to be a lifeless mannequin. He goes for help to a café; everyone's a mannequin, and when he looks away, they move their positions. He hears sirens. He runs home. What's he to do; is it a nightmare? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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How Life Became Deadly Still!
7 April 2012 | by See all my reviews

Wow. It blew my mind in just 8 minutes!

Crisp, effective direction, elegant camera-work, apt music & also admirable support to this artwork by actor Trevor Matthews.

I don't think anyone really knew where this movie was going till the shocking climax. And that's when it just clicks on what happened.

Of course, no one could that be that devoid of reality but this is a movie and it should captivate us, sense or no sense. And it did.

Also, a good message by the makers of the movie that really hits home. Wish the movie had continued longer with more interplay between Trevor and the mannequins. It would have been awesome.


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