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A screenwriter living in LA tries to make sense of the strange events occurring around him.

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Once there was a young prince whose father, the king of the East, sent him down into Egypt to find a pearl. But when the prince arrived, the people poured him a cup. Drinking it, he forgot he was the son of a king, forgot about the pearl and fell into a deep sleep. Written by Production

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Cavaleiro de Copas  »

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The poster art by Dionysius Andreas Freher was popularised when it appeared on the cover of the renowned book 'The Tree of Life' (Weiser edition) by Israel Regardie - famous occult student of Aleister Crowley. See more »

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Joseph: You think when you reach a certain age things will start making sense, and you find out that you are just as lost as you were before. I suppose that's what damnation is. The pieces of your life never to come together, just splashed out there.
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"For optimal sound reproduction, the producers of this film recommend that you play it loud." (In the opening credits.) See more »

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References Total Recall (2012) See more »

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Solveig's Song
From Peer Gynt Suite No. 2, Op. 55
By Edvard Grieg
Performed by BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Jerzy Maksymiuk
Courtesy of Naxos
By arrangement with Source/Q
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10 January 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am usually quite tolerant of movies that seem to miss the mark, but this disaster was nothing but a disjointed series of unrelated scenes. It gave me the impression the director just got a new camera and was trying out all of the features on arbitrary meaningless subjects.

It would be very interesting to see how he managed to get some notable actors to participate in this. Maybe they owed someone a favor, I don't know. But what I do know is there is no story of any kind here. Nothing.

At least I did not feel too alone when I asked, "What is this about?", as I am sure the actors, writer and director all asked the same questions when the saw the screening.

Perhaps a more pertinent questions might be: "How did something like this even get made?"


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