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Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi | 24 April 2009 (UK)
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While drinking at their local pub, three social outcasts attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum.

Director:

Gareth Carrivick

Writer:

Jamie Mathieson
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chris O'Dowd ... Ray
Marc Wootton ... Toby
Dean Lennox Kelly ... Pete
Anna Faris ... Cassie
Meredith MacNeill ... Millie
Ray Gardner Ray Gardner ... Mellor
Nick Ewans Nick Ewans ... Barry
Arthur Nightingale Arthur Nightingale ... Old Man
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Storyline

The script, written by Jamie Mathieson, follows three social outcasts -- two geeks and a cynic -- as they attempt to navigate a time-travel conundrum in the middle of a British pub. Faris plays a girl from the future who sets the adventure in motion. Written by anonymous

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Comedy | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$23,820
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Early on in the film, Pete and Toby press Ray for what his ideal profession would be, to which he replies "Time Lord" as a reference to the race of people from Doctor Who. Dean Lennox Kelly, who plays Pete (the time-travel skeptic), had previously portrayed William Shakespeare in the Doctor Who episode Doctor Who: The Shakespeare Code (2007). See more »

Goofs

After Pete calls Ray and Toby in to the beer garden to look at the painting, a crew member can be seen as Toby is emerging from the pub. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ray: Time travel. It'll turn your brain into spaghetti if you let it. Best not to think about it. Best just to get on with the job in hand. Which is destroying the enemy before they're even born and have a chance to threaten us. We're expecting any resistance to be light, because the ancestors of our enemies have yet to evolve any thumbs... or indeed spines. But that does not change the fact that they may one day evolve into a species that may pose a threat to us. And for that reason, ...
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Crazy Credits

SPOILER: After the end credits have finished, a 20 second scene features Toby (Dean Wootton) being chased by an animalistic double. As Ray (Chris O'Dowd) and Pete (Dean Lennox Kelly) look on, a double of Pete says "this is all getting a little bit too complicated." See more »

Connections

References Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior (1981) See more »

Soundtracks

Kayleigh
Written by Fish (as Dick)/Mark Kelly (as Kelly)/Steve Rothery (as Rothery)/Pete Trewavas (as Trewavas)/Ian Mosley (as Mosley)
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Performed by The Count Down Singers
Licensed by kind permission of Count Down Media
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Fun, witty and original
12 September 2009 | by miruleyallSee all my reviews

A great little movie about the Chaos Theory.

If you enjoy any SciFi (mainly DoCWho) you should give this little flick a watch if it ever pops up on your set.

Acting is very solid from Dowd who carries the film perfectly, the other actors keep pretty safe but Dowd really shines, Farris is ditsy as usual but is very cute and likable as a character (and a person) still.

Direction is quite minimalistic and just focuses on the chaos itself and hardly relies on modern visual effects, mainly great props and sets that set a surprisingly good atmosphere considering this is a budget movie

This little movie could have a cult following if it is received well.

8/10 -2 for been too short, but at least it leaves the possibly open for a sequel :)


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