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A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.

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Cast

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Ian
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Sofi
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Karen
Dorien Makhloghi ...
7-Eleven Attendant
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Marriage Clerk (as Charles W. Gray)
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TV Anchor
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Posh Waitress
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Nurse
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Dr. Simmons
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Waitress
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Julie Dairy
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Margaret Dairy
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I Origins begins when graduate student, Ian Gray, is researching the evolution of human eyes with Karen and Kenny, in order to prove that eyes have evolved instead of "appeared" as creationists claim. His fascination with eyes takes him into areas that have profound personal and cultural consequences. Written by Nebzyl and Blue Coronet

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Rated R for some sexuality/nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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19 September 2014 (South Africa)  »

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O Universo no Olhar  »

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$27,652 (USA) (18 July 2014)

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$334,658 (USA) (15 August 2014)
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Resurrection is a big theme throughout the movie, as Ian doesn't believe in it and Sofi does. The eye necklace Sofi wears is the eye of Horus, an Egyptian symbol for healing and resurrection. See more »

Goofs

When Ian is testing Salomina, he should not be stating whether her answers were correct or not. Instead he should simply tell Karen which picture she chooses - 1, 2 or 3. That way, even though Salomina doesn't know the purpose of the test or how it is judged, her choices cannot be influenced in any way. See more »

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Ian: Every living person on this planet has their own unique pair eyes. Each their own universe. My name is Doctor Ian Gray. I'm a father, and husband, and I'm a scientist. When I was a child, I realized that the camera was designed exactly like the human eye, taking in light through a lens, forming it into images. I began taking as many pictures of eyes as I possibly could. I'd like to tell you the story of the eyes that changed my world.
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After the credits, there is a scene depicting the beginning of the process of matching up famous historical figures' eyes with living people's eyes. See more »


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Waltz in C Minor
Composed by Phaedon A. Papadopoulos (as Phaedon Papadopoulos)
Performed by Phaedon A. Papadopoulos (as Phaedon Papadopoulos)
Courtesy of Naya Playa Publishing (ASCAP)
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Absolutely original, and very powerful
13 December 2014 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

We watch at least 4 or 5 movies every week, and I have to say that this is the best film I've seen in a long time. Brit Marling seems to choose her films very carefully, and I'm coming to suspect that anything she's involved in is going to be different, and very well done.

This film is inspiring - not just because of it's content, but because of the way it's made. Hollywood can NOT make films like this. They can do a lot of things, but they can't seem to write scenes, scenarios, and certainly not dialog like this. This feels like real life, and because of this, it really effects you and draws you in. You really get to know, understand and care about the characters, in a way that just doesn't seem to happen in 'Hollyweird' films.

I don't want to go into any detail about the film here. I just want to say that it is truly amazing, unpredictable, beautiful, powerful and worth your time.

IMPORTANT: Be sure not to turn it off as the credits roll - there's a great little additional scene at the very end, which ads another dimension to the way the story wraps up.

Truly excellence in film making. If there were more writer/directors like this, the world would be a better place. He makes us think and challenges us. Truly inspirational.

My highest recommendation.

Will Middle of NowHere, in some snowy, remote Canadian mountains


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