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Project of the Day: 'Jacob's Paradox'

By Indiewire | Indiewire August 7, 2014 at 9:43AM

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Project of the Day: 'Jacob's Paradox'
Project of the Day: 'Jacob's Paradox'

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

Jacob's Paradox

Tweetable Logline:
 In one tragic night, Prof. Jacob Matthews loses his wife...his everything. What he does to get her back will bring him the edge of madness.

Elevator Pitch:
"Jacob's Paradox" is an independent thriller/drama/scifi film. My goal with this film was to make a time travel movie that wasn't just about time travel. This film about the struggle of a brilliant and disturbed man who has lost his wife...his everything, and the places he goes to get her back. Is the risk of getting everything back worth losing it all?

Production Team: 
Michael Peake -Director / Writer / Executive Producer
David James - Director / Producer
Michael C. Potter - Producer / Cinematographer
Chenney Chen - Producer 

About the film: 
I've always been fascinated with the idea of time travel. I recently read a book by Prof. Ronald Mallet, a brilliant man who's life goal has been to invent a time machine to travel back and save his sick father who he lost at an early age. I lost my mother as a young man and often thought, what if? What if I had the power of the gods? The power to go back and right the wrongs.

Current Status:
Post-production: final edit, color correction and score.

For more information and to support this project: 
Kickstarter Page


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