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Darwin (2016)

In an oppressive future, where everyone's only contact is their computer, one lonely young man is forced to venture forth in search of human contact.

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Benjamin Duffield

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Robert Higden
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Credited cast:
Molly Parker ... Lillian
Jordyn Negri ... Beth
Patricia Summersett ... Mother (voice)
Nick Krause ... Darwin
Juliette Gosselin ... Dara
Daniel DiVenere ... Steven
Patricia Economo Patricia Economo ... Young Darwin's Mom
Cassidy Marlene Jaggard Cassidy Marlene Jaggard ... Susie
Enrique Garcia Enrique Garcia ... Young Darwin
Colleen Giles Colleen Giles ... Darwin's Mother
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In an oppressive future, where everyone's only contact is their computer, one lonely young man is forced to venture forth in search of human contact.

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Country:

Canada

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English

Release Date:

15 April 2016 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

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CAD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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Nortario Films,Suki Films See more »
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17 February 2018 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

In the near future, humanity lives out their lives in front of computers. Darwin operates a loader remotely and spends his life in his computer chamber. A lightning strike takes down his computer and he goes out into the real world. He finds a group of people living off the grid in the woods.

This is an over-extended episode of Twilight Zone or in modern parlance, Black Mirror. There are interesting ideas but it does not add up to a compelling movie. It also leaves some issues in question like why the men leave or how the world works. It needs more danger to elevate the tension. In the end, the little tension doesn't hold up and the movie is left with the interesting ideas.


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