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The Recursion Theorem

A thrilling dive into the unknown. Unmissable.


Buckle up! Ben Sledge’s electrifying short thriller, ‘The Recursion Theorem’, catapults viewers into a labyrinth of intrigue, charm, and sheer cinematic brilliance. In a mesmerizing 25-minute whirlwind, Dan Franko morphs into the pulse of the film, his charisma igniting every frame with a concoction of curiosity and enthrallment that’s simply irresistible.

Set against the backdrop of early 20th-century noir, Sledge weaves a tapestry of suspense reminiscent of the golden age of Hollywood, channeling the enigmatic allure of ‘The Twilight Zone’. From the very first frame, we’re plunged into the depths of mystery as our protagonist, Dan Everet, awakens in a beguilingly room, trapped in a mind-bending loop of time and space. But beware, for this is no ordinary tale of entrapment; it’s a wickedly twisted journey through the recesses of the human psyche.

Crafted with precision and skill, Sledge’s script is a riveting, blending humor with darkness as we unravel the depths of Everet’s unraveling mind. And let’s not overlook the sheer visual splendor that Omar Jaurez’s cinematography bestows upon us – each frame and angle shines, bathed in the intoxicating allure of black and white, exuding a noir charm that’s as timeless as it is captivating.

‘The Recursion Theorem’ pulls you into a world where reality bends, and every twist and turn leaves us gasping for more. With impeccable production design and a narrative that’s as entertaining as it is thought-provoking. Simply put, this is a must-watch for anyone craving a cinematic experience that transcends the ordinary. Dan Franko – we can’t imagine anyone else exceeding your magnetic portrayal. Ben Sledge – your short has left us craving more. Highly Recommended.

The Recursion Theorem - Short Film


Runtime: 25 min
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