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Director  Noel Clarke
Music director  Tom Linden
Writer  Simon Lewis
Language  English
4.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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Country  United Kingdom
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Release date  June 19, 2014 (2014-06-19) (Edinburgh International Film Festival) July 4, 2014 (2014-07-04)
Initial release  July 4, 2014 (United Kingdom)
Producers  Noel Clarke, Jessica Caldwell, Damon Lane, Mark Lane, James Harris
Cast  Ian Somerhalder (Harkin), Alexis Knapp (Dana), Noel Clarke (Ryan), Luke Hemsworth (Agent Elkin), Michael Bisping (Sergio), Art Parkinson (Alex)
Similar movies  Minority Report (2002), Eagle Eye (2008), Ian Somerhalder appears in The Anomaly and The Tournament, Enemy of the State (1998), Self/less (2015)
Tagline  If you only had 09 minutes 47 seconds, What would you do?

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The Anomaly is a 2014 British science fiction action thriller film directed and co-produced by and starring Noel Clarke and also featuring Ian Somerhalder and Luke Hemsworth.

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Plot

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The film is set in a futuristic setting involving a battle over control of the mind and of cutting-edge biotechnology. Ex-soldier Ryan Reeve (Noel Clarke) wakes up in the back of a van next to a young boy, Alex (Art Parkinson), who is being held prisoner. He frees the boy and must work out what is happening in bursts of exactly nine minutes and forty-seven seconds, as the control and conscious awareness of his body is repeatedly being hijacked by another person. He teams up with the mysterious "Dana" (Alexis Knapp) as he battles a conspiracy known as "Anomaly" led by Harkin Langham (Ian Somerhalder).

Cast

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  • Noel Clarke as Pvt. Ryan Reeve/Anomaly #66
  • Alexis Knapp as Dana
  • Brian Cox as Dr. Lloyd Langham
  • Ian Somerhalder as Agent Harkin Langham/Anomaly #X
  • Rachael Jowett as Margaret
  • Luke Hemsworth as Agent Richard Elkin/Anomaly #13
  • Ali Cook as Agent Travis/Anomaly #97
  • Art Parkinson as Alex
  • Production

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    The film was produced in the United Kingdom in 2013. Clarke performed his own stunts, modifying his diet and receiving fight training for the purpose.

    Distribution

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    The first official trailer was released on 19 April 2014. The film was shown at the Edinburgh Film Festival in June 2014 and entered general release in the UK and the Republic of Ireland through Universal Pictures on 4 July.

    Reception

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    The film was unanimously panned by critics, with a Rotten Tomatoes approval rating of 0% based on 16 reviews, making it the worst reviewed British film of 2014. On Metacritic, it has a score of 27 out of 100 from 7 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". Mark Kermode of The Observer called it "ambitious but uneven". Other critics described it as "hilariously naff science-fiction mularkey" and "a peculiar Brit flick best described as a noble failure" and referred to "tangled conception and tortuously opaque execution" and to "meag[re] rewards for those willing to endure its laborious convolutions".

    References

    The Anomaly Wikipedia
    The Anomaly IMDb The Anomaly themoviedb.org


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