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12:01 PM (1990)

| Sci-Fi, Short
A man is stuck living his life in the same 59 minute time frame. He tries various methods of finding out why, eventually consulting a physicist.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jane Alden ... Stephanie
... Professor Nathan Rosenbluth
John Bachelder ... Blazer Driver
... Dolores Park
Philip Morton ... Walking Man #1
... Bum
Tom Reed ... Walking Man #2
... Myron Castleman
Bill Squier ... Man in Hat
Ric Stoneback ... Man on Bench (as Rick Stoneback)
Robert M. Taub ... Jr. Executive #1
... Jr. Executive #2 (as F. Richards Ford)
Kirk R. Thatcher ... Newstand Man (as Kirk Thatcher)
... Newstand Woman (as Carol Zarlengo)
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A man is stuck living his life in the same 59 minute time frame. He tries various methods of finding out why, eventually consulting a physicist. Written by David Glick <dglick@sedona.net>

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The firm that Myron Castleman works for is Glamdring and Glamdring. "Glamdring" is the name of the sword that Gandalf used in the War of the Ring in J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." See more »

Goofs

The main character was walking around and carrying his briefcase by its handle, so everything should fall to the bottom (the hinged side). But when he sits down and opens the briefcase on his lap, everything inside (like his sandwich and juice box and calculator) is neatly arranged without anything holding each item in place. See more »

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Remade as 12:01 (1993) See more »

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Wonderful and scary short film
2 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

The best short film I have ever seen, with more pathos and horror than in most full-length movies. In a way, its also the scariest film I've seen. The quality of acting and direction is such that you can really identify with the leading characters and are left wondering what the hell you would do in a similar situation. Without giving anything away, the ending is also brilliant.

I'm reminded of this film whenever I see that the time is 12.01, whereas I've basically forgotten the 2 full-length versions, although they are both reasonably entertaining (especially Groundhog Day). Hopefully, this film will be made available on DVD, possibly to accompany Groundhog Day??


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