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Comet (2014)

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Set in a parallel universe, Comet bounces back and forth over the course of an unlikely but perfectly paired couple's six-year relationship.

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Sam Esmail

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Sam Esmail
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Complete credited cast:
Justin Long ... Dell
Kayla Servi ... Stephanie
Eric Winter ... Josh
Emmy Rossum ... Kimberly
Ben Scott Ben Scott ... Stunt driver
Lou Beatty Jr. ... Conductor
Ben Pace ... Bartender
Nicole Lucas Nicole Lucas ... Waitress
Connie Jackson ... Nurse
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Storyline

Justin Long and Emmy Rossum are star-crossed lovers whose relationship blooms and unravels over the course of six years in this mysterious, dazzlingly original romance. When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell (Long) and the quick-witted Kimberly (Rossum), the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter in a Paris hotel room, to a fateful phone call-an unforgettable portrait of a relationship emerges. Sumptuously shot and boasting incredible chemistry between the leads, Comet is a one-of-a-kind cosmic love story. Written by IFC Films

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Rated R for language including sexual references, and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie had its world premiere at Los Angeles Film Festival. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dell: [repeating multiple times] This is not a dream.
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Crazy Credits

[text on screen in the opening scene] THE FOLLOWING EVENTS TAKE PLACE OVER SIX YEARS (a few parallel universes over) See more »

Connections

References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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It's Ok
by Tom Rosenthal
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Scenic, Poetic, Comic
18 December 2014 | by S_Unit713See all my reviews

These are three words I feel describes the features of this movie. This first feature film from Sam Esmail truly takes its viewer to the different phases of a normal relationship in the most unusual way.

This movie might be confusing at a times and the parallel universe thing sometimes adds to this confusion. But I think all this confusion adds to the beauty of this movie, making it more interesting. There are some scenes in this movie when director wants its user to interpret the moment in their own way and stick to it. I think if you stick to what you interpret from particular moment , the movie will become much more simpler to watch.

The cast Justin Long and Emmy Rossum did a fine job and the chemistry between them truly works its way to the audience. The natural flow of conversation between Justin and Emmy was one of the high point of that chemistry in my view.

But most of all I was impressed by work from Director "Sam Esmail". It doesn't seems to be a first feature film from him. The way the story unfolds in the movie is unique, though some may argue over the originality.The movie keeps me engaged throughout, in fact this was one of the movie I wasn't bored watching it for second time. This film was also the first feature film project for most of the crew members in areas like cinematography , art direction , film editing from what I see. Which is truly remarkable. Before winding this up, I would like to mention the awesome soundtrack of the movie, which I'm desperately looking forward to its official release.

This is definitely one of the best indie movie I've seen this year.

*************8/10******************


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kometa See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Gross USA:

$8,623

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,530
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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