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Remainder 2015 15

102 mins United Kingdom Director. Omer Fast

Following a bizarre accident a young man (Tom Sturridge) loses his memory but gains a substantial financial pay-off. Using his fortunes he tries to reclaim his lost memories by literally reconstructing his elusive past, buildings, people and all.

Adapted from British author Tom McCarthy’s cult novel, Remainder is the debut feature from Berlin-based video artist Omar Fast and it’s a remarkably precocious debut.

Challenging, elliptical and highly original, Remainder is a both a Sudoku-strength enigma and a gripping thriller shot with style and urban sheen.

With the feel of early works by Christopher Nolan (Memento, Following), Shane Carruth (Primer, Upstream Color) and Darren Aronofsky (Pi), Remainder could be a similarly significant first step in a promising director’s career.

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Directed by

Omer Fast

Featuring

Arsher Ali

Ed Speleers

Cush Jumbo

Tom Sturridge

Genres

Drama

Collection

Based on the Book… Features Closed Captions

Certificate

15 very strong language, strong violence, sex references, injury detail

Released

2015

Country

United Kingdom

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