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Uncanny Valley (2015)

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

Writer:

Federico Heller
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Marcela Sandra Ballestero Marcela Sandra Ballestero ... Doctor
Steve Kisicki Steve Kisicki ... Gamer #1 (young blonde)
Iván Steinhardt Iván Steinhardt ... Gamer #2 (fat brunet with jersey)
Agustin Olcese Agustin Olcese ... Gamer #3 (young beard with beanie)
Raymond E. Lee ... Gamer #4 (old man in couch)
Nicole Apstein Nicole Apstein ... Old woman
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In the future, a few homeless men are interviewed in a squat house, explain to camera their experience with virtual reality, expressing their frustration and deception with real life and the intense emotions they feel passing all days in the First Person Shooters, killing the different targets and winning ranks and experience in the games. With their open nose ring device that they put below of the septum as only one material possession, they access to a world of unlimited possibilities where life is exciting and dangerous, turning their days in a daily adventure to survive and kill the enemies. At the same time a doctor, caring them as social worker, comments the impossibility to integrate them in a society that they feel as uncomfortable in its slowness and extremely bore, using virtual reality to free their violent instincts without to be imprisoned in jail. But during one of his missions, one the players discovers a glitch in the game (a malfunction in the simulation), noticing ... Written by Chockys

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Short | Sci-Fi

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The very possibility of future technologies
24 May 2016 | by SchrodingermindSee all my reviews

You give man excitement, a source and niche. The pleasure is so much that he would even fail to ask whether he is manipulated or not.

One of the best short creations I have ever seen. Hope this would turn into a feature, just to reach more people as it is already awesome. Though it slightly reminded me of psycho-pass, this live action has good feel and an awesome moral. The execution is very neat and this is a next-gen making. Screenplay is real good. With just match cuts, the story is unraveling. I wish the team creates more of this brainy movie stuff.

10/10.


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Country:

Argentina

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Valle inquietante See more »

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3Dar See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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