Would you follow your lover to a different dimension?
Entangled, one of the highlights from the Toronto International Film Festival's Short Cuts program, is an eerie, engrossing story that follows what happens when a scientist decides to conduct a quantum experiment on himself.
Like Shane Carruth's Primer, Entangled takes a sci-fi concept and grounds it in realism. The results are spellbinding and sad.
My only complaint is that the ending seems at odds with the scientific concept of entanglement. Then again, I am an English major and my knowledge of entanglement is...scant.
I'd like to see this concept treated to a full-length film version with more elaboration on how the experiment works and what comes after de-tangling.
Image credit: Screenshot via TIFF