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The Desert (2018)

Short | 14 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

In a suburban mansion, Martha sneaks into her son's virtual reality chamber. Here, he wanders through a desert with extraordinary powers. The machine is intended as a psychiatric treatment, yet Martha's trespass sets in motion a series of ...See moreIn a suburban mansion, Martha sneaks into her son's virtual reality chamber. Here, he wanders through a desert with extraordinary powers. The machine is intended as a psychiatric treatment, yet Martha's trespass sets in motion a series of threatening events. The virtual reality, it seems, has begun to leak into their home. Inspired by Melodrama films of the 1950s, THE DESERT examines feminist heroism through the lens of contemporary sci-fi. Written by Ben Bigelow See less
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Director
Writers
Ben Bigelow (story) | Gabe Rivin (screenplay) (story)
Composer
Jacques Brautbar (original music by)
Cinematographer
Editor
Ben Bigelow (edited by)
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Updated Mar 10, 2018

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Mar 10, 2018 (United States)

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Mikey Licari
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Jim Ortlieb
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7.4 / 10 | 7 votes