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Suffering from delusions of fortune, a young hermit hides out in the forest hoping to crack an ancient mystery, but pays a price for his mania.

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Joel Potrykus

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Joel Potrykus
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Credited cast:
Ty Hickson ... Sean
Amari Cheatom ... Cortez
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fiji Fiji ... Kaspar
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Suffering from delusions of fortune, a young hermit hides out in the forest hoping to crack an ancient mystery, but pays a price for his mania.

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English

Release Date:

7 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alchemik See more »

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Allegan, Michigan, USA

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Alchemy was an alleged practice of converting base metals into gold or to find a universal elixir, originating in midieval times, and later debunked as pseudoscience. See more »

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Cortez: Look man, you already got enough chemicals and bullshit in your head anyway, all right? Your brain is fried.
Sean: Cortez, I'm serious. I need my fucking pills.
Cortez: Look nigga, you trippin'. I'm out.
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References Red Heat (1988) See more »

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Mefistofele: Preludio
Written by Arrigo Boito
Performed by Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala Di Milano
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3 November 2019 | by patrickbland-45267See all my reviews

Honestly kind of impressed how boring this is, considering the plot. It's about 50% a guy screwing around in the woods 48% a guy talking to his cat and about five to ten minutes of things actually happening. The whole time I felt like I could get up and do literally anything and not miss anything important. I'd rather sit through a feature-length film on where paper comes from or how paint is dried


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