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PG-13| 1 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Intellectual engineers Aaron (Shane Carruth) and Abe (David Sullivan) build and sell error-checking technology with the help of their friends Robert (Casey Gooden) and Phillip (Anand Upadhyaya). But when Aaron and Abe accidentally invent what they think is a time machine, Abe builds a version capable of transporting a human and puts the device to the test. As the two friends obsess over their creation, they discover the dark consequences of their actions.

Cast: Shane Carruth , David Sullivan , Casey Gooden , Anand Upadhyaya , Carrie Crawford ,

Director: Shane Carruth

Genres: Drama, Science fiction

Distributor: ThinkFilm

Primer (2004)

Release Date: October 8th, 2004|1 hr. 18 min.

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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Doesn't always work, but it challenges, nonetheless. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    An ingenious blend of sci-fi and mystery. show more

  • 63
    New York Daily News

    One of those purposely head-scratching films meant to be viewed more than once. The extra ticket sales should easily cover Carruth's initial $7,000 budget. show more

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