Primer

Genre:  Drama, Sci-Fi/Fantasy, Thriller
Running Time:  80 min.
Release Date: November 26, 2004
DVD: April 5, 2005

Current rating: Rating: 3.83
based on 167 votes and 12 reviews
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Cast: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Anand Upadhyaya, Casey Gooden, Carrie Crawford, Jay Butler, John Carruth, Samantha Thompson, Chip Carruth

Synopsis

In the industrial park/suburban tract-home fringes of an unnamed contemporary city, two young engineers, Abe (Shane Carruth) and Aaron (David Sullivan), are members of a small group of men who work by day for a large corporation while conducting extracurricular experiments on their own time in a garage . While tweaking their current project, a device that reduces the apparent mass of any object placed inside it by blocking gravitational pull, they accidentally discover that it has some highly unexpected capabilities -- ones that could enable them to do and to have seemingly anything they want . Taking advantage of this unique opportunity is the first challenge they face. Dealing with the consequences is the next...

Director: Shane Carruth
Studio: ThinkFilm
Producer(s): Shane Carruth
Screenplay: Shane Carruth
Official Site: primermovie.com

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  • 5 stars "Saw this movie for the first time today, and I must say it was one of the most well done movies I have ever seen. It takes a lot to understand, but when you do, the effect is unbelievable"