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Circle (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 16 October 2015 (USA)
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Held captive and faced with their imminent executions, fifty strangers are forced to choose the one person among them who deserves to live.
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In a massive, mysterious chamber, fifty strangers awaken to find themselves trapped with no memory of how they got there. Every two minutes, one of them must die... Executed by an electrical pulse generated from a source within the chamber. At first the attacks seem random, but, soon the strangers realize that they, as a group, have the power to decide who will be the next to be killed: by the power of the vote. Mob mentality at its finest hour. A chance to control the machine. How will they choose who deserves to die? What happens when there's only one person left? "Circle" is a film about humanity. How we value one another and how people react when they are forced to make decisions under the worst possible circumstances. It's a film that speaks to the very core of what makes us human - Who we are, what we believe and ultimately, the lengths we will go to in which to save ourselves.

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Fifty strangers held captive are forced to choose one person among them to survive execution.


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Writers/Directors, Aaron Hann and Mario Miscione, previously worked together on the award winning web series The Vault (2011). A few of the actors from the series can also be seen in Circle. See more »

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Clever, suspense, unique, and lot's of dialogue
31 October 2015 | by See all my reviews

If you like car crashes, sex scenes and special effects, don't watch this film.

But if you like thought provoking, intelligent suspense, do watch it.

I was hesitant; there is very little info online about the movie and even fewer reviews, but Netflix offered it, so I had a go.

My wife and I don't always like the same kind of movies, but we both enjoyed this and discussed what we'd do in that situation.

The judgements and discussions that occurred during the film made me realize how judgemental we really all are.

Even though it is very dialogue heavy, I didn't get bored. In fact I couldn't believe how quickly the time passed.

So glad I watched it..... wish I could forget it and watch again....


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