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David Lowery wrote the film as a reaction to the 2015 New Yorker article The Really Big One by Kathryn Schulz. The article discusses potential natural disasters that could destroy humanity much in the same vein as the monologue given by the Prognosticator in the middle of the dance party who predicts that humanity as a whole is doomed. See more »
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We build our legacy piece by piece and maybe the whole world will remember you or maybe just a couple of people, but you do what you can to make sure you're still around after you're gone.
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The movie starts slow, it can feel it's too slow, but EVERYTHING in this movie has a meaning.
the movie has an "home movie" vibe to it, even though it got shot digitally. the director made it 4:3 and kept the colors down to a minimum, which was perfect for the movie.
personally i think this movie is for people who like to watch a movie and keep on thinking of it weeks or even months later, and for open minde people, because it shows how the director thinks of life and romance/relationships.
the movie can feel a bit slow at the start (the first 40-50mins of it) but after watching the whole movie you will (hopefully) understand why.
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