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Release Date: June 20th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary
Eight friends at a dinner party experience a troubling chain of events due to the malevolent influence of a passing comet.

Cast: Hugo Armstrong, Emily Foxler, Nicholas Brendon, Elizabeth Gracen, Lauren Maher, Alex Manugian, Lorene Scafaria, Maury Sterling

Director: James Byrkit

Genres: Thriller, Science fiction

Production Co: Bellanova, Ugly Duckling Films

Ratings & Reviews

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  • An ingenious micro-budget science-fiction nerve-jangler which takes place entirely at a suburban dinner party, Coherence is a testament to the power of smart ideas and strong ensemble acting over expensive visual pyrotechnics. show more

  • The film's impression of personas is less traditionally sinister than representative of its inquiry into identity and what happens when social barriers begin to fall away. show more

  • Writer/director James Ward Byrkit, in his feature debut, achieves effective chills with only eight actors and a living room, intermixing quantum physics (shout-outs range from Schrödinger’s cat to “Sliding Doors”) with the very mundane human tendency toward bad judgment calls in a crisis. show more

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