For Us (2009)

A couple chase a mysterious device they believe will help them escape their pursuers, but they find that there's more to the device-and their pursuers-than they could possibly imagine.
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Cast overview:
Rachel Anne Warren Rachel Anne Warren ... Alice
Brendan Perry Brendan Perry ... Ralph
Christopher Meaney Christopher Meaney ... Bartender
David Lester David Lester ... Bouncer
Brent Gibbons Brent Gibbons ... Upright Bass Player
Ryan Rodriguez Ryan Rodriguez ... Drummer
Lauren Aycock Lauren Aycock ... Pianist
Omar Jenkins Omar Jenkins ... Card Player #1
David Riley David Riley ... Card Player #2
Nick Rudolph Nick Rudolph ... Card Player #4
Valerie Rupp Valerie Rupp ... Card Player #3
Brandon Lichtenwalner Brandon Lichtenwalner ... Bar Owner


A cryptic note on a matchbook sends Ralph and Alice to a seedy waterfront bar. Close behind, two shadowy figures stalk them through city streets. Believing that a mysterious device hidden in the back room is their best hope for escape, Alice takes the stage, hoping an unexpected torch song will distract everyone in the bar long enough for Ralph to break in and steal the device. But just as Ralph cracks the locks on their prize, the dark pursuers rush in, revealing that there's more to the story than either Ralph or Alice could have imagined. Shot entirely on green screen, "For Us" presents a 1940s film noir tale of intrigue, drawing stylistic inspiration from classics like Kiss Me Deadly with its dark shadows, menacing characters, and moody atmosphere. But the story speaks the narrative language of modern science fiction, resonating with a powerful climax that provokes essential questions: what's really motivating the main characters? What's their real connection to their pursuers, ... Written by Anonymous

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Short | Sci-Fi


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The director and lead actor found out they worked for the same government agency long after he had been cast in the lead role. See more »


References The Honeymooners (1955) See more »

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2 May 2009 (USA) See more »

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Gia mas See more »

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »


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$5,000 (estimated)
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