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Vanishing Waves (2012)

Aurora (original title)
Unrated | | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 15 March 2013 (USA)
A neuron-transfer scientist experiments with the thoughts of a comatose young woman.

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Cast overview:
Marius Jampolskis ...
Lukas
Jurga Jutaite ...
Aurora
Rudolfas Jansonas ...
Jonas
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Mantas
Martina Jablonskyte ...
Lina
Darius Meskauskas ...
Darius
Sarunas Bartas ...
The Man (as Sharunas Bartas)
Brice Fournier ...
Thomas
Philip Lenkowsky ...
Damien (as Philip Lenkowski)
Frédéric Andrau ...
Jacques
Maciej Marczewski ...
Alex
Nicolas Simon ...
Rubin
Arnoldas Eisimantas ...
Paulius
Gabija Jaraminaite ...
Doctor (as Gabija Ryskuviene)
Rasmante Burzaite ...
Nurse
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A neuron-transfer scientist experiments with the thoughts of a comatose young woman.

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Vanishing Waves  »

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€1,175,000 (estimated)
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Ponderously slow
20 November 2014 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This would have worked much better as a 20-minute short. Even at that, it would have been *interesting*... but not anything all that special. To clarify where I'm coming from, yes, I like many so-called art-house films, and don't mind long takes per se, but this movie had so many scenes where I was begging for them to end and move on to the next bit of business, because they were so tedious.

More problems: The leads are not particularly charismatic, nor do we ever really care about any of the characters. And overall, this film just doesn't really have much to say. About anything.

Honestly, I cannot really even explain why I sat through the entire length of the film, other than to say I suppose I kept hoping for something to happen. There were no surprises here whatsoever. The only reason I'm leaving this review here is so that other people don't stumble across it and get the impression from some of the other comments that it's worthwhile seeing. In my opinion, it's not.


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