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Virtuality (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  26 June 2009 (USA)
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Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being ... See full summary »

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Twelve extremely talented men and women have been chosen to be part of the Phaeton mission, a 10-year trek to explore a distant planetary system. In order to endure the stress of being confined to their high-tech vessel, the crew passes the time using advanced virtual reality modules that allow them to take on various identities. But as the ship approaches a critical phase of their journey, a deadly flaw is discovered in the virtual system, forcing them to question if someone onboard might be a killer. Written by Anonymous

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Reality is only the beginning.

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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The name of the ship, "Phaeton", is a nod to the movie's message of people recklessly trying to go too far and suffering the consequences for it: in Greek mythology, Phaeton was son of Apollo, god of the sun. An arrogant boy, he took his father's chariot out for a joyride but drove it too close to the ground, setting fire to everything in his path. As a punishment, Zeus himself burnt him with a lighting bolt. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Commander Frank Pike: It looks like a single platoon.
Union Sergeant: There's no pickets posted.
Commander Frank Pike: No pickets, I don't like it.
Union Sergeant: Well, maybe we just caught 'em napping, sir. Easy pickin' fer a change.
Commander Frank Pike: The sun'll be up soon.
Union Sergeant: Which is why we shouldn't take too long jawing it over, Captain.
Commander Frank Pike: There's near two ton of gold bar in them there crates.
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References The Right Stuff (1983) See more »

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Desolation
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Little entertainment value
27 February 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have one question. You are putting together the first interstellar mission. A mission whose success literally carries the fate of the entire Earth. This mission will put 10 people together in essential isolation, for a period of 10+ years. Given all these considerations, why would you choose 10 of the most immature, unstable, social outcasts that you could possibly find?

Beyond that, this movie is an excellent choice, if you want to catch up on your sleep. I kept waiting for something to actually happen, and just about the time it finally started to get interesting, the final credits appeared.


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