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quietearth [Celluloid 06.11.10] Taiwan movie trailer news drama

This didn't get much attention but seems to have gotten a decent reception at Cannes where it premiered. No, it's not all second life, it's a mixture and it actually looks quite good.

R U THERE is the story of Jitze (20), a professional gamer who travels around the world to compete in video game tournaments. During a stay in Taipei he unexpectedly witnesses an accident, which confronts him with his own mortality and makes him doubt the certainties of his existence. When he meets a Taiwanese betelnut girl he is attracted to, he only manages to get close to her in Second Life, which serves to compound his doubts.

Trailer after the break.

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Anonymous (10 years ago) Reply

hmm, good try at a "half in game half in real life" film..but the 2nd life element is a bit forced. shud hav maybe kept it to one game? people who arent experts wont see the difference between the shooter game and 2nd life.


Anglebender (10 years ago) Reply

Second Life isn't a game, but I'm sure plenty of furries will disagree with me and be excited about machinima at Cannes :/

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