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An aspiring scientist discovers that behind dark rifts that are appearing in the sky, there is something that wants to cross to our side.

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Robert Kouba

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Robert Kouba (screenplay by), Tasha Lowe-Newsome (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Robert Kouba Senior Robert Kouba Senior ... Ivan Karkarov
Quinn Butterfield ... Dean Hollister
Eileen Grubba ... Gloria Hollister
Ralph Guzzo Ralph Guzzo ... Dr. Gordon
Carlotta Montanari ... Woman in Diner
George Benedict ... Roland
Brian Bookbinder Brian Bookbinder ... Clive
James DiStefano ... White Tie
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An aspiring scientist discovers that behind dark rifts that are appearing in the sky, there is something that wants to cross to our side.

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They are watching us.

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Short | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Country:

USA | Switzerland

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Просвет See more »

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Budget:

$20,000 (estimated)
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Vantis Pictures,Cloudscape See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.35 : 1
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More than half of the film takes place inside a diner. Director, Robert Kouba, found the exterior looked too boring and was therefore replaced by a giant green screen. See more »

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Positive surprise
1 November 2012 | by vesanen-juhoSee all my reviews

I was also given a chance to see this movie in advance and I have to say I'm impressed. It's a good story with a pretty difficult subject to make it look believable, but Robert and his team have done a great job at it. The cinematography is very fluid and easy to the eye, grading and vfx are also very well executed.

Everything is done with good professional touch so you can't really notice that it had a pretty small budget, not a Hollywood product by any means. This is a difficult genre to produce a scenes that are not too tacky and "cheap", this being said, The Rift is a positive surprise. I believed every second of it!

To sum it up, I'd say it is a film you definitely should watch. The visual effects are well blended to the footage and the acting is good. When I first watched it I felt that I would want to see more, which is a good thing!


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