R | | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking.
Mark Romanek described the film as "a love story with fictional science context mixed in." He considered filming some futuristic elements, but decided it didn't feel right.
The breakthrough in medical science came in 1952. Doctors could now cure the previously incurable. By 1967, life expectancy passed 100 years.
In one shot, Rodney's red Volvo Estate has an 'A' registration from 1983-84. In a later shot it has a 'G' registration, meaning it was manufactured in 1989-1990.
The Hailsham School Song can be briefly heard at the very end of the credits.
$111,734 (USA) (19 September 2010)
$2,434,652 (USA) (16 December 2010)
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