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Sci-fi has never been more down to earth, confusing and thereby realistic. Brilliant movie!
A wonderful science fiction film, about science, fictions, and definitely about ideas. The last twenty minutes is a particularly knotty exercise in duplication and duplicity, that any singular perspective can 'failsafe' backwards to snooker other perspectives into a kind of chaotic infinity, but the maddening, Russian Doll-esque complexity of the bigger picture is exactly the point the film's morality seeks to drive home. A perfect example of creating so much with so little, and refreshing in the way it gives the audience potentially more than they can handle. Recommended - and if you need things explaining afterwards, check the Wikipedia entry.
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This movie ranks #8 in The New Cult Canon
This movie ranks #25 in Sundance Film Festival - Grand Jury Prize
This movie ranks #90 in The 100 Greatest Sci-Fi Movies
This movie ranks #274 in The 21st Century's Most Acclaimed Films
This movie ranks #491 in 500 Essential Cult Movies
This movie ranks #744 in TimeOut's 1000 Films to Change Your Life