The Gift

In this extremely intriguing and visually arresting sci-fi tale, the filmmakers seem to be scratching the surface of a larger mythology that must lay beneath what’s revealed in this short. A futuristic Moscow, anthropomorphized robots and a motorcycle chase through snow-laded Russian boulevards all add up to a viscerally delectable sci-fi apéritif. The accomplished work evinced in this short resulted in the director, Carl Rinsch, being hired by Universal to direct 47 Ronin, which has yet to be release and [...]

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