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OtherLife (2017)

TV-MA | | Crime, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 15 October 2017 (USA)
After inventing a drug that induces time-compressed virtual realities, young Ren grapples with partner Sam over how to use their powerful creation.


Ben C. Lucas
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica De Gouw ... Ren Amari
Liam Graham ... Jared Amari
Fiona Press ... TDA Interviewer
Adriane Daff Adriane Daff ... Cass
Hoa Xuande ... Coder #1
Clarence Ryan ... Byron Finbar
Shalom Brune-Franklin ... Coder #2
T.J. Power ... Sam (as TJ Power)
Thomas Cocquerel ... Danny
Renato Fabretti ... Nurse
Tiriel Mora ... Dr. Robert Amari
Alison Van Reeken Alison Van Reeken ... Lawyer
Priscilla-Anne Jacob ... Mrs Wilson (as Priscilla-Anne Forder)
Ian Toyne Ian Toyne ... McClean
Andrew Fraser Andrew Fraser ... Minder


After inventing a drug that induces time-compressed virtual realities, young Ren grapples with partner Sam over how to use their powerful creation.

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A whole year in a minute.


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The movie was filmed over five weeks in Perth, Australia. See more »


Board Member: So there are risks.
Ren Amari: Abuse of any substance is risky. Your brain is already firing billions of neurons a second. We're just giving them a script to follow. The software builds from fragments of your subconscious. It becomes part of you like any other memory. We tell you the story of a day, one day, where everything happens just the way it should. Perfect.
Board Member: No chance of it lasting any longer?
Ren Amari: None whatsoever.
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Had potential to be a great film
1 December 2017 | by ddianamiSee all my reviews

OtherLife had potential to be a great film, but the story development fell through. Great premise, great idea, thrilling, but no real story. Decent acting but not very well scripted. All in all, a fairly predictable movie, especially the ending.

Would recommend watching Total Recall, the Matrix, or Inception instead of this one if you want a more engaging and well-written movie with a good execution, however, this one will suffice if you're bored and just looking for any thrilling Sci-Fi to watch.

The "DMT security" was a nice reference to DMT, the psychedelic drug, which I laughed at. Clearly this was the source of inspiration for the writers, considering the DMT-type visuals that were added in some scenes.


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