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The Speed of Thought (2011)

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Joshua Lazarus has a special gift -- but will this gift destroy him before he can escape to freedom with his newly found soul mate?

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Bridger
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Stefania Tortorella ...
Emily / Vanessa
Mike Romano ...
Bobby
Jorge Sabate ...
Diaz (as Jorge Sabaté)
Alan Brooks ...
Smith
Alvaro Ciapesone ...
Weston
Jacqueline Henderson ...
First Woman in Bar
Juan Luis Granato ...
Man in Bar
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Slinky Woman
Zina ...
Third Woman in Bar
Florencia Canton ...
Clown
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Storyline

Joshua Lazarus (Nick Stahl) possesses a special gift that enables him to read people's minds, and the government has trained him to use his ability for missions involving national defense, all the while telling him that it will ultimately destroy him -- but will it? When Joshua falls in love with Anna (Mía Maestro), another telepathic "scoper," he and his friend, Kira (Taryn Manning), must find a cure for their gift and expose the lies. Written by MovieFiend

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Scopers. They know everything but the truth. See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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12 April 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Gondolatrendőrség  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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[first lines]
[There is a long aural montage of strangers talking, presumably overheard in their thoughts by Joshua]
Emily: [Emily is chatting on the phone while walking down a busy street at night] I'm supposed to trust you? Trust is earned, my friend. Anyway, get your ass down here. If you take too long, I may be gone.
Joshua Lazarus: [She enters a nightclub and sits at the bar. Joshua approaches her] Hi. My name is Joshua.
Emily: I'm Vanessa.
Joshua Lazarus: Vanessa. You are a...
[he rubs his forehead with his index finger]
Joshua Lazarus: ...Virgo.
Emily: I'm not...
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At the end of the titles it reads, "No identification with actual scopers, places, buildings, and products is intended or should be inferred." See more »

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Great Concept, no script, or budget.
1 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Great concept, long tedious scenes, could have been a good 1 hour television show. A lot of time is devoted to actors walking about, with tortured expressions. The location shooting in Uruguay seems to be totally irrelevant to the story, they should have saved that budget, for better writing. While on the plus side it does feature a pretty girl, most of the characters are flat, the bad guys are not intimidating, in fact most of them just look constipated. The special effects, look like they were done on my laptop. I am sure the actors were disappointed with the end result, and that Wallace Shawn probably thought it was "Inconceivable" that it would turn out to be such a stinker. You will want the 2 hours of your life back, by the time it is over.


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