• 2004
  • US
  • 1h 17min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Shane Carruth
  • Written by: Shane Carruth
  • Cast: Shane Carruth, David Sullivan, Casey Gooden

In suburban Texas, four friends muck about in their garages trying to invent something that will make them some money. When one of their primer boxes begins to have a very real personal and almost Twilight Zone effect, the two men try to grasp the potentials of commerce and outré science. Primer is a unique and original work, which in all its challenging oddness bears witness to the birth of a major talent in writer/director Carruth.

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In this ingenious low-budget indie drama, two entrepreneurial engineers accidentally discover of a means of time travel. Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

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