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The Man from Earth (2007)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 10 June 2007 (USA)
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

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... John Oldman
... Dan
... Harry
... Edith
... Sandy
... Art
... Linda Murphy
... Dr. Will Gruber
... Moving Man #1
Chase Sprague ... Moving Man #2
... Officer
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An impromptu goodbye party for Professor John Oldman becomes a mysterious interrogation after the retiring scholar reveals to his colleagues he has a longer and stranger past than they can imagine.

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From one of the acclaimed writers of Star Trek and The Twilight Zone comes a story that transcends both time and space...

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Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

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Jerome Bixby's The Man from Earth  »

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$200,000 (estimated)
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There were no deleted scenes for this movie, only 3 deleted lines, as explained by Director Richard Schenkman in the DVD commentary. See more »

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At about 15 min in, one of the scientists talks about Britain becoming separated from France when the glaciers melted. The biologist says with surprise, "That happened? Anyone with a doctorate in biology would know that." See more »

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[first lines]
Dan: Hey buddy, you don't waste time, do you?
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References Candid Camera (1953) See more »

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Forever
Lyrics by Richard Schenkman
Music by Mark Hinton Stewart
Vocalist Chantelle Duncun
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Triumph
8 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

This is a brilliant tale and a writers triumph over the thirst of hearing a good story! At first i was not sure of what a was to expect from the movie but like the characters i was drawn into the story. As the film goes on it shorter to the end, i don't under stand why it is necessary to write ten lines about the film, i just wanted to say a few words about it. I don't think it will do very well in the cinema because most people don't appreciate a good story for just that. They want to see some action in the film, but this film does not have much of that in the physical sense,but maybe in the intellectual :) grate movie....


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