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Upstream Color (2013)

Not Rated  |   |  Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  30 August 2013 (UK)
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A man and woman are drawn together, entangled in the life cycle of an ageless organism. Identity becomes an illusion as they struggle to assemble the loose fragments of wrecked lives.

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Thief
Kathy Carruth ...
Orchid Mother
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Orchid Daughter
Andreon Watson ...
Peter
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Kris is attacked one night, and hypnotized, using a grub with hypnotic properties, administered by a thief. She follows the thief's instructions to give him everything, even taking out loans. After the worms are extracted, she wakes up to find her life ruined. She's lost her job, her finances are destroyed. Years later, she meets Jeff whom she may have a lot in common with. Written by SnoopyStyle

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Budget:

$50,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,649 (USA) (5 April 2013)

Gross:

$415,067 (USA) (17 May 2013)
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The film that Kris is editing at the beginning of the movie is A Topiary, the film that Shane Carruth had begun production on before deciding to film Upstream Color instead. See more »

Goofs

When the Sampler is incapacitating a pig with his instrument, the knot is thrown towards the pig's face and stretched. In the next frame, the wire knot is around the pig's body between its front & hind legs. See more »

Quotes

Thief: There are two approaching armies: hunger and fatigue, but a great wall keeps them at bay. The wall extends to the sky and will stay up until I say otherwise.
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Film school project?
17 May 2014 | by See all my reviews

This movie is odd and strange. I usually like that, but instead of being interesting and deep it is just too pretentious. It is also muddy and totally discombobulated. It feels like a film school project that would have deserved an F. I didn't watch it all the way to the end, I already felt so irritated about that time I lost watching it...The characters are uninteresting, the dialog is...missing, the story is so loosely put together that it is just plain awful. I don't mind having some room for questions and interpretations, most good movies have that, but this movie is far beyond that. Save yourself the time and skip it!


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