The Man from Earth – pretty darned good

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    SadGeezer
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    Finally, a sci fi film for grown ups!

    About a guy who is packing up his job and friends after 10 years and heading out.  His firends come to see him off and ask, why he would leave a good job with good friends?

    In the next couple of hours they learn a lot more about John Oldman that they bargained for!

    No special effects, no big stars, no big budget.  Just a well acted interesting sci fi story. 

    #77752

    Think I remember reading about this. He is a bit old or older than what they think he is. I have been wanting to see this but forgot the name of the film.

    #77753

    kelvan

    Just watch the "Requiem for Methuselah" (Episode 76, Season 3 of original STAR TREK) – . The screenplay for this movie was conceived in this episode by Jerome Bixby.

    #77754

    SadGeezer
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    But then I checked out Bixby on Wikipedia and dude was great! I didn’t realise that the guy was so accomplished as a sci fi writer (even though his sci fi output was relatively small).

    The Man from Earth was his last work! Shame.

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