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Watch: Impressive, Surreal Time Travel Short Film 'Therefore I Am'

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November 6, 2015
Source: Vimeo

Therefore I Am Short Film

"I'm not here to amend my own life in some way, I've made peace with all my failures…" Get ready for a mindf*ck with this one. There's a cool short film we highly recommend watching called Therefore I Am, a sci-fi psychological thriller from the McCoubrey Brothers - the same guys who made that dark comedy The Grey Matter. The film is set around a conversation between a man and someone claiming to be himself from the future, but everything changes with every word spoken. It is a "a time travel story", but not in the way you think. It reminds me a bit of that short Interview With a Time Traveler, but even more intelligent.

Description from Vimeo: "A mysterious encounter between a man who claims to be from the future and the man that he claims is his former self. A surreal psychological thriller about loss and regret. All set within the framework of a time travel story that loosely operates in accordance to the paradox-less MWI (many-worlds interpretation) in quantum mechanics." Starring JD Taylor and Kevin Breznahan. Therefore I Am is directed by Peter and Luke McCoubrey, or The McCoubrey Brothers (website), the same filmmakers behind that dark comedy last year The Grey Matter. The film is showing at the Nitehawk Shorts Festival. Thoughts?

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Reader Feedback - 18 Comments

1

When you say new, you mean 5 months old right? You are making a website, not a quarterly magazine 🙂

Bryan Bortz on Nov 6, 2015

2

I guess you're right. New enough this year. 🙂 I didn't see it until now though. If you find anything else cool like this, send it my way.

Alex Billington on Nov 6, 2015

3

It's brand spanking new. We released it online publicly Monday. It was password protected on Vimeo in various rough cut forms for 5 months.

Peter McCoubrey on Nov 6, 2015

4

Ah, that makes more sense!

Bryan Bortz on Nov 6, 2015

5

Thanks for the awesome review Alex!

Peter McCoubrey on Nov 6, 2015

6

Great job. Love it!

Sascha Dikiciyan on Nov 6, 2015

7

Thanks Sascha!

Peter McCoubrey on Nov 6, 2015

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Patience Lapierre on Nov 8, 2015

9

Nice and the acting is great....

ari smulders on Nov 7, 2015

10

Thanks Ari!

Peter McCoubrey on Nov 8, 2015

11

your welcome!

ari smulders on Nov 8, 2015

12

God you sound like an imbecile

EggRoll on Nov 7, 2015

13

There's probably a lot you don't get

EggRoll on Nov 7, 2015

14

hahahahaha

EggRoll on Nov 7, 2015

15

Very cool - love a good time travel story, even if it's a short one.

Dotpols on Nov 7, 2015

16

Awesome I'm glad you liked it, Dotpols!

Peter McCoubrey on Nov 8, 2015

17

Very much so - in particular liked your creative and concise take on the butterfly effect (with each incarnation looking so different). I've shot it off to a bunch of mates. Was this entered into any short film awards?

Dotpols on Nov 8, 2015

18

Thanks so much for sharing. It hasn't really been entered into any contests for awards, but it did receive a Vimeo Staff Pick which is type of award!

Peter McCoubrey on Nov 9, 2015

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