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Time Lapse (2014)

Not Rated | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 15 May 2015 (USA)
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Three friends discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures twenty-four hours into the future, and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

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Bradley King

Writers:

Bradley King, Bp Cooper (as BP Cooper)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Danielle Panabaker ... Callie
Matt O'Leary ... Finn
George Finn ... Jasper
John Rhys-Davies ... Mr. Bezzerides (scenes deleted) (credit only)
Amin Joseph ... Big Joe
Jason Spisak ... Ivan
Sharon Maughan ... Dr. Heidecker
David Figlioli ... Marcus
Judith Drake ... Mrs. Anderson
Mark C. Hanson ... Dog Race Announcer (voice)
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Storyline

Three friends discover a time machine which takes pictures of the future. They begin to use it to win race bets and everything goes fine till one gets greedier than another. They begin to lose faith in each other giving a sense of backstabbing as uglier truths unfold in the photos and the situation soon gets out of control. Written by Keith Francis

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Once you've seen the future, you can't look away.

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Greška u vremenu See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$3,174,542, 31 December 2014
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Trivia

The decision to have the camera be instant film vs digital, was because it made sense for an aging retired scientist to build the steam punk-like Polaroid machine out of the old tech that he had lying around his apartment. But because Polaroid film is hard to obtain, the Art Department for the movie faked thousands of Polaroid pictures by shooting them on digital, color correcting them in Photoshop to look like instant film, cutting the insides out of old Polaroids they got on eBay, and then sliding the printed digital pictures into the instant film sleeves. See more »

Goofs

The huge camera takes pictures and the flash is green. However, when the three tenants enter the room for the first time where the camera is, the flash is white. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jasper: Finn!
[banging at the door]
Jasper: Finn, don't get up, I got it.
[pushing through the door carrying a heavy box]
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Connections

References The Twilight Zone: A Most Unusual Camera (1960) See more »

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Written by Raffertie
Performed by Raffertie
Courtesy of Ninja Tune
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Enjoyable sci-fi film
18 February 2015 | by prizm4See all my reviews

This movie was a nice relief from mind-numbing Hollywood films. It's not an arty-farty indie movie, it's just a good thriller with more believable dialog and characters than most Hollywood films.

If you enjoy thoughtful time travel or sci-fi movies, definitely give this a go.

The concept is great and could lend itself towards a sequel with different characters. It's rare that I will bother to rate a movie on IMDb, but now and again I come across a thoughtful movie that stands out from the usual stream of cliché films.

I think the movie poster is a bit of a letdown though. To be honest it reminds me of a 90s straight-to-VHS movie. Anyway, ignore the cover and give this movie a shot. (EDIT: the poster I was talking about had a green and black tone to it, it has since been changed and looks much nicer)


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