7.2/10
257
2 user 4 critic

The Nostalgist (2014)

Somehow, an unforeseen malfunction in a man's spectacles blurs the frail bounds between reality and parallel reality, allowing instances of a dark and dystopian future to seep into his world.

Director:

Giacomo Cimini

Writers:

Giacomo Cimini (screenplay), Giacomo Cimini | 1 more credit »
Reviews
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Paradox (2006)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Two men are stranded at the bottom of a well. One, with a serious injury to his head, thinks his has fallen in is own back garden in present-day Britain. But the other tells him they are really prisoners in a medieval dungeon. Who is right, and where are they really?

Director: Jeremy Haccoun
Stars: Simon McLinden, George Tardios, Martin Wimbush
Uncanny Valley II (2015)
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A glimpse into a future where First Person Shooters have become a new drug for those disillusioned with society. The films examines the consequences of this on the global society.

Director: Federico Heller
Stars: Marcela Sandra Ballestero, Steve Kisicki, Iván Steinhardt
Mouse-X (2014)
Short | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Mouse-X is a mystery/sci-fi story about Anderson, a man who wakes in a building with no idea where he is or how he got there, before slowly discovering that in each of the rooms around him ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Tagg
Stars: Julian Nicholson
Traveler I (2015)
Short | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When Blakes invention successfully transports his girlfriend across the universe, there's only one problem: when she returns, she's being chased.

Director: Simon Brown
Stars: Justin Hanlon, Tara Erica Moore, Kyle Soehngen
Loom (2012)
Short | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

In a near dystopian high tech future, where everything is sterilized and many feel completely detached, a loyal chief technician in one of the plants, where meat is grown for food from protein strains, decides to grow something else.

Director: Luke Scott
Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Jelly Howie, Gino Aquino
Wanderers (2014)
Documentary | Animation | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

What if we, humans, were to expand beyond the limited bounds of our pale blue dot called planet Earth?

Director: Erik Wernquist
Stars: Carl Sagan
State Zero (2015)
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In the near future, the capital of Sweden has turned into a post-apocalyptic wasteland. we join four soldiers on a routine mission in 'zone 3', with the assignment to investigate an old surveillance tower that just went offline.

Director: Andree Wallin
Stars: Teddy Nicholas, Luke Rampersad, Charles Babalola
The Signal (2013)
Short | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In a world saved from a global energy crisis by a new form of wireless power, an ex-scientist turned fugitive must save the city from the fatal side effects of his own invention.

Director: Marcus Stokes
Stars: Michael Ealy, Gracie Gillam, Doc Duhame
Short | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A metaphysical thriller for the digital generation.

Director: Joseph White
Stars: Edward Franklin, Alexander Owen
Good Business I (2017)
Short | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Humanity makes a deal with a new client.

Director: Ray Sullivan
Stars: Amy De Bhrún, Darryl Kinsella
Stealing Time (2011)
Short | Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

When a down-on-his-luck inventor builds a time machine to change the past, he unwittingly sets off a disastrous chain of events.

Director: Alex Calleros
Stars: Mikie Beatty, Dan Beckner, Adele Watkin
Short | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

James is all too eager to put his one-minute time machine to use in winning the heart of Regina, until he discovers the unexpected consequences of his actions.

Director: Devon Avery
Stars: Brian Dietzen, Erinn Hayes
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Lambert Wilson ... The Man
Samuel Joslin ... The Boy
Darrell D'Silva ... Seller
Stephen Thompson ... Young Militiaman
Scott Hinds Scott Hinds ... Scarred Militiaman
Alex Warren Alex Warren ... Vagrant
Alison Baker Alison Baker ... Victorian Lady
Juliet Adler Juliet Adler ... Child
Milton MacGrory Milton MacGrory ... Child
Edit

Storyline

In the futuristic city of Vanille, with properly tuned ImmerSyst Eyes & Ears the world can look and sound like a paradise. But the life of a father and his young son threatens to disintegrate when the father's device begins to fail. Desperate to avoid facing his own traumatic reality, the man must venture outside to find a replacement, into a city where violence and danger lurk beneath a skim of beautiful illusion. Written by Wonder Room Productions

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

chess | father | son | game | flaw | See All (30) »

Taglines:

There's no bigger pain than remembering of the happy time in misfortune. (Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy)


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Official Facebook | Official Site | See more »

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Nostalgos See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

£90,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Wonder Room Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A science-fiction short film based on a story by NY Times best-selling author Daniel H. Wilson (Robopocalypse, Amped). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Contribute to This Page

Stream Comedy Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular comedy titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed