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Must Watch: Saman Kesh's Awesome 'Controller' Sci-Fi Short Film

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August 5, 2013
Source: Vimeo

Controller Sci-Fi Short

"They say when I leave, the world will turn upside down." Whoa. Here's another must watch new science fiction-esque short film from writer/director Saman Kesh called Controller, the perfect film to kick off your week. This kind of has an Akira meets Tron (maybe) vibe to it, with a huge office fight scene in the middle of a sweet love story. I thought this was an amazing short when I first watched it, I love the music and all the action kicks ass, plus it has an intriguing concept with an adorable love story. I want to see more in this world. Thanks to @AgentMcQueen for the tip on this Vimeo short. PLAY IT LOUD & FULLSCREEN.

Synopsis from Vimeo: A girl that can control everything, perpetrates her own rescue by taking control of her boyfriend. If you want to see more, you can check out the Controller prequel here on Vimeo. This video is dedicated to all the hard working individuals that spent many months bringing this to life. Spanning three countries: Taiwan to UK to USA. Written & Directed by: Saman Kesh (薩曼 凱許) featuring original music by Russ Davies and cinematography by Isaac Bauman. The cast includes Luka Lu and Kent Chu (as the main voice) plus Susan Hsu, with stunt choreography by Dragon (楊志龍). Produced by MARQ Films. Thoughts?

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  • yolosway
    Thank you for doing this, I love these short sci-fic films.
  • Danimal
    That was awesome...though I may have to watch it about 10 times before I actually get it.
  • Miko
    Amazing! Thanks for sharing. If the live action Akira can capture even a quarter of this kind of vibe then i still have some small hope for it.
  • dawko
    Had to watch it twice and on full volume!!!
  • https://www.facebook.com/asabere.akwasi Akwasi Asabere
    wow, everything about it was great.
  • Joe_Poo
    Cool short! Where can I get the music from when they are fighting in the office? It is epic.
  • blkstar
    This is what Hollywood is missing. Originality, stop making re-makes and reboots. They are lame and a huge waist of time. We need quality stories and less CGI work.
  • http://www.thepixelpuse.com/ Aj Meadows
    Incredible.
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7YGEVuJ4mM Carpola
    The city it was set in looked amazing, really enjoyed it.
    • HyperJ
      It just looks like a typical Tokyo cityscape... Look here: http://360gigapixels.com/tokyo-gigapixel-roppongi-hills-mori-tower/ Zoom in, and you'll see it could have been shot in almost any area.
      • http://rebuzz.tw/ Ken Li Hsieh
        It's filmed at Taipei not Tokyo.
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7YGEVuJ4mM Carpola
        That's maybe why I like it, from visiting Tokyo I found getting lost there great fun, each street was full of brilliant stuff.
  • DAVIDPD
    Well that was awesome!!
  • ff
    Well done but makes zero sense. I give them credit for the work at least. If she controls everything why not just control the people who captured her? Whatever. Whole thing pretty silly...
  • kvd
    Almost a weird version of Crysis with much more heart. Love the end.
  • Sky
    That was amazing........... so short
  • maxalnutt
    waaayyyy cool!
  • Christian Good
    that was great!

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