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I'll Follow You Down (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 6 June 2014 (USA)
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After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.

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Gabriel
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Young Gracie
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Jeremy
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Holland
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Sal
Chris Hatcher ...
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After her genius husband disappears from a routine business trip without a trace the next 12 years becomes so much to bear... But when her son comes of age and is wooed by MIT, his ability to unlock the mystery of quantum physics begins to unravel the mystery of time. Written by Lorne Mogk

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What would you do to change the past?

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Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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When the professor dismisses his class and is talking to his grandson, a bashful male student hurries between them and surreptitiously places an apple on the professor's desk. This is an inside reference to a similar bit in 'Raiders of the Lost Ark'. See more »

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When Erol and Gabe are playing chess the board is set wrong (the far left square at each side should be dark). Plus the move Erol suggests that might checkmate his father in three makes no sense at all, as "pawn 5 to pawn 3" can be neither a capture nor a legal pawn move. See more »

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[first lines]
Gabe: Time's up.
Young Erol: Wait!
Marika: Is the truck loaded?
Gabe: Yes, ma'am. Come on. I have a plane to catch.
Marika: Well, if you don't leave now, you're going to miss your flight, and then he's going to be late for school. Come on, come on. Games up.
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Last line after the final end credits: "We have achieved the day." See more »

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References Meet the Robinsons (2007) See more »

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Back of the Drawer
Performed by Andrew Lockington
Courtesy of Ellchris Music (SOCAN) 2012
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Decent sci-fi drama
28 June 2015 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Erol (Haley Joel Osment) and his grandfather (Victor Garber) work together using quantum physics to develop the ability to travel back in time, with the aim of repairing a family shattered by the disappearance 12 years earlier of Erol's father (Rufus Sewell).

This is a movie about relationships and the possible selfish impacts of time travel upon them. For example, if Erol travels back in time to prevent his father's disappearance, how can he guarantee his fiancée (Susanna Fournier) that they will still be together in the new version of the present day?

This is not an action movie. There are no special effects. It is essentially a mystery drama with time travel acting as the primary plot device.

I enjoyed the movie. Its definitely not perfect. A little slow in places.

I read several reviewers complain about the casting of Haley Joel Osment. I thought he was fine, though given his physical appearance it is hard to imagine him being the son of Rufus Sewell and Gillian Anderson and the grandson of Victor Garber. However, if you can suspend your disbelief and believe that a couple of men writing mathematical equations on a chalk board can make time travel possible, then anything is possible.


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