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Embers (2015)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 2017 (Spain)
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After a global neurological epidemic, those who remain search for meaning and connection in a world without memory.

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Claire Carré
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Ritter ... Guy
Iva Gocheva ... Girl
Greta Fernández ... Miranda
Tucker Smallwood ... Teacher
Karl Glusman ... Chaos
Silvan Friedman Silvan Friedman ... Boy
Roberto Cots Roberto Cots ... Father
Dominique Swain ... Woman in the Long Dress
Matthew Goulish Matthew Goulish ... Guardian
Kirsten Kairos ... Computer
Arianna Messner Arianna Messner ... Running Girl
Ryan Czerwonko ... Man In the Parka
Nathaniel Andrew Nathaniel Andrew ... Man with the Flare
Derrick Aguis ... Man With the Pipe
Sundance Sundance ... Horse
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In a dystopian future, an unidentified virus has caused a neurological disease of global proportions, decimating the majority of the earth's population. Little by little, as we observe the lives of a handful of survivors who still remain relatively unharmed by this illness, we understand their struggle to hopelessly attach to their former way of life, where even the simplest of affairs require great effort to be accomplished. Ultimately, as the last remaining souls suffer from varying degrees of memory loss, the urgent and paramount need to move forward with their lives will become an arduous task and a fierce battle with the inevitable. Written by Nick Riganas

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The world without memory.

Genres:

Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated

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Single Acoustic Guitar
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Written by Joel Hunger
Performed by Joel Hunger
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Haunting and Beautiful
12 August 2016 | by globe-2See all my reviews

A film about memory that will trigger future memories for me of its many haunting moments and images. An incredibly ambitious accomplishment of genuine independent filmmaking (both in theme, design, and execution). The always delightful Jason Ritter (here in a heartbreaking role; a simple beat he takes with a water bottle is among the most poignant scenes in recent cinema), and some thoroughly confident and brilliant actors new-to-me whom I hope to see again (Iva Gocheva, Roberto Cots, Greta Fernandez) made this well worth the viewing, along with the surprise of discovering a director (Claire Carre) who will surely deliver many fascinating films in the future.


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Country:

Poland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Embers See more »

Filming Locations:

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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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