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After making a huge splash at SXSW last year, where it won a special jury prize for visual excellence and got picked up by Amazon and Magnolia Pictures, “Creative Control” is now ready for public consumption. The distributors have just released a new trailer for the sci-fi drama, which you can check out above in all mind-bending glory.
Written and directed by Benjamin Dickinson (“First Love”), the film takes the on increasingly popular trend of virtual reality. After an executive tries out his company’s brand new invention, a pair of glasses known as Augmenta, he suddenly finds himself immersed in a new realm of consciousness. Soon, he uses the glasses for his own professional and personal advantage, carrying out an affair with his best friend’s girlfriend.
The indie stars Dickinson opposite Nora Zehetner and Reggie Watts. “Creative Control” hits theaters on March 11.