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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)
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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Three men walk into a bar; two geeks and a cynic. They are three ordinary blokes who all have dreams and hopes for an exciting and better future
Style: humorous, talky, not serious, clever, offbeat, surreal, witty, funny, cerebral, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, friendship, alternate reality, farce, time loop, social misfits, imagination, bar, apocalypse, british, nerds, dystopic future, distopia, imaginary, parody, technology, drinking, storytelling, life philosophy, chase, dialogue, friends, destiny, creativity, irreverent ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Duration: 89 min.
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Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
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