Science-fiction - Development 2015

They thought they were fighting a war…It was an apocalypse.

    • Year of production
    • 2015
    • Genres
    • Science-fiction
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    • Budget
    • 10 - 25 M$
    • Duration
    • 120 mn
    • Writer(s)
    • Sean ELSE, Deon OPPERMAN
    • Producer(s)
    • Johan KRUGER (Brittle-Star Pictures), Sean ELSE (Collective Dream)
    • Synopsis
    • The year 2034. Freedom of speech is a thing of the past. The internet is controlled and monitored . Dissidents are quickly silenced. Permanently. The police state that the world was becoming during the early years of the 21st century is a reality. The American constitution and those of former Western democracies have been dissolved and the world stands divided between two superpowers - The American Coalition versus The Eastern Alliance – on the brink of a war for the final, total control of global resources. The world is ruled by fear of annihilation.
      But the American Coalition holds the trump card – a physicist greater than Einsten, with the knowledge to build a weapon of mass destruction more devastating than any nuclear bomb; a weapon capable of opening the very mouth of hell on earth - a controlled singularity, a baby black hole, anywhere, anytime.
      In a desolate corner of the vast Namib Desert, we meet our heroes – Thomas, Sirin and Pete. There was a time when they were leading members of the activist-resistance group, Revolution. But no more. Off the grid, disconnected from the web and the world, they have retreated to their desert hideaway, waiting for the end. For them the revolution is over, until…
      Out of the desert walks a man…a man with no name, no past, no history, but a man capable of manipulating energy at the quantum level; of generating algorithms that can pass through firewalls and encryption defenses; a man whose abilities begin where cutting-edge science ends and only radical theory and hypothesis dare to go.
      Who is he? Where did he come from? Can he be trusted? Is he human? And why is he only three days old?
      The only way to find out is to reconnect to the web and activate old revolutionary ties. But unlike in the desert, on the web there is no place to hide. Despite their best efforts to hide their footprint, their reconnection to the web is immediately detected by the Coalition Security Agency and the location of their hideaway triangulated.
      And so Thomas, Sirin, Pete and the man from the desert are propelled on an odyssey that will take them into the very belly of the beast and bring them up against a force of evil greater and darker than has been known on earth since the dawn of man… and into the heart of an apocalypse.
    • Partners & financing
    • Looking for a co-production partner from a country with which South Africa has a treaty.
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jun 01, 2015
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