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  • Опубликовано: 27 сен 2018
  • A couple tries to bring romance and technology into their marriage, only to end up questioning each other's perception of reality.
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    A couple is trying to spice up and revitalize their marriage, using technology to role play and bring new energy in their relationship. Using an advanced version of augmented reality, they take on new roles in the hopes of enlivening their long-term partnership.
    But the game takes an unexpected turn as they begin to question one another's perception of reality, their history and even one another. The role playing begins to shine a light on the gaps in their communication and intimacy and forces them to confront the blind spots of the past.
    Filmmaking team Ft. Langley -- William Wilkinson and Oliver P. D. Brooks -- have crafted a small chamber drama in the guise of a sci-fi short. Technology plays a key role in the drama, but the subtle but effective special effects are in service of a searching emotional dilemma for the couple at the center of "Double Vision."
    The AR might allow the couple to see one another the way they wish to be seen -- and avoiding their present-day physical realities -- but it also means they can dodge the uncomfortable buried resentments that have caused their marriage to congeal and stagnate in the first place. Anchored by solid storytelling and performances and enhanced with crisp, clean cinematography, the story is an emotionally astute, lucid exploration of how technology impacts our inner lives, shaping our identities and relationships.
    "Double Vision" keeps its science on a raw, intimate scale, resulting in a film that's a discerning portrait of the intersection between cutting-edge technology and human yearning. We think we're getting closer to what we want with each new advance -- but getting what we desire may actually force us into terrain that challenges us in ways we may not be ready for.
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Комментарии • 116

  • Omeleto
    Omeleto  Месяц назад +4

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  • Viv Wallace
    Viv Wallace 2 дня назад

    A married couple confronted with their reality that they try to escape during the day with highly advances contact lenses. Fear of aging. Relationship issues. But why does the "Alexa" thing not work? Must be a joke I don't understand.
    A very interesting story. I actually believed that the blond was his ex-wife who died or sth, but the 5 years ago cheating thing might make more sense.

  • Arif Ridwan Abriyanto
    Arif Ridwan Abriyanto 5 дней назад

    I thought there gonna be another level of twist, like, at the end, we saw the photo of the couple when they still young, but turns out the young guy doesn't looks like that (so the woman lie when she says she looks him as he is)
    But, that maybe too many twists.
    Awesome short movie!

  • Myra G
    Myra G 8 дней назад

    The idea of a reality distorting vision is breathtakingly new and innovative! Enjoyed very much

  • slimdudeDJC
    slimdudeDJC 10 дней назад

    I didn't see why he wanted to visualize her differently. I mean it's not like she'd given him a cause to gasp.

  • Ava Foroughi
    Ava Foroughi 12 дней назад +3

    whats your name?
    girl: kim
    guy: john
    me watching at home: UN

    • Brandon F
      Brandon F 9 дней назад

      Hahahahahahha

  • Craig Fuller
    Craig Fuller 19 дней назад

    This is pretty good.

  • John Pettibone
    John Pettibone 19 дней назад

    Solid acting. Annoying music.

  • LynnColorado
    LynnColorado 20 дней назад

    Pretty creepy. Very good.

  • Amia Shakir
    Amia Shakir 21 день назад +2

    Me: Ooooo
    "And... your 67 years old "
    Me : Aww man

  • boobbob 00
    boobbob 00 22 дня назад

    I really like it. Only criticism i got is it seemed(to me anyways).. Kinda drawn out tho.. just for a predictable,,, yet intriguing, ending that was fine. Just thought u coulda did more with it. Thats all

  • Oby-1
    Oby-1 22 дня назад

    Reality and old age is scary.

  • Gugu A
    Gugu A 27 дней назад

    Men will always be men 😂 imagining different women 🤣🤣

  • Bob Spencer
    Bob Spencer Месяц назад

    well done.

  • mr bad example
    mr bad example Месяц назад

    i'd kill myself, thank God and Aeroflot she's gone!

  • Muser4Life
    Muser4Life Месяц назад

    Ohhh I loved that ending :D

  • TrevelyanASE
    TrevelyanASE Месяц назад

    Interesting...

  • ZenGeekDad
    ZenGeekDad Месяц назад

    I see someone beat me to making a film on this concept. But well-done. Well-done!

  • péter kovács
    péter kovács Месяц назад

    boring

  • Indrid_Cold
    Indrid_Cold Месяц назад +2

    They can't develop those lenses soon enough for me.

  • Edward Gold
    Edward Gold Месяц назад

    Nice.

  • pete cartwright
    pete cartwright Месяц назад

    they still look ok, as u age u like older people I dont fancy 16yrs old any more but sm 40+ lookin sexy

  • RED redstar
    RED redstar Месяц назад +9

    This saddens me. It reinforced how people really want you. What they want to see is not the real you... but the YOU that they want...
    Whether it's fictional or not, it really hits home.
    Well-made story. Concept is fresh.
    Good job team!

    • Carlos Idelone
      Carlos Idelone 2 дня назад

      We are driven by all kinds of needs: biological, emotional, social and intellectual. I think, that the only people, with whom you can really be close are those, who see themselves, as they really are and consequently want to see you, as you really are.

  • Rocío Lyoη
    Rocío Lyoη Месяц назад

    Ti, ti, i, ti. Ti, ti, ti, ti......

  • Donald Hicks
    Donald Hicks Месяц назад +21

    So she saw him as he really looked when he was younger but he saw her as the long legged blue eyed blond that he always wanted ?

    • Graxster
      Graxster 20 дней назад +5

      No, I think he cheated 5 years ago (when he said they had all the arguments about it) with a blue-eyed blonde.

    • Muser4Life
      Muser4Life Месяц назад +2

      But the ending showed that they're both really old :D Girl sees guy as young, and guy sees girl as young blonde and young brunette.

  • lisa
    lisa Месяц назад +5

    Sad human nature

  • Susan Amber Bruce
    Susan Amber Bruce Месяц назад

    I felt like doing a poo after watching this, it could have been early morning coffee though!

    • Mike M
      Mike M Месяц назад

      Susan Amber Bruce lololol 🤣

  • Dan Knight
    Dan Knight Месяц назад

    Oh right!! Star girl - Justice Society - Legends of Tomorrow!!

  • ArchEnema 67
    ArchEnema 67 2 месяца назад +2

    Sadness is in the eyes of the self-deluded.

  • Markinpuff
    Markinpuff 2 месяца назад +13

    This is not so far away from reality, people seldom see themselves for what they are,

    • Carlos Idelone
      Carlos Idelone 2 дня назад

      +SaltyBrains I think life is about getting to know, who you really are rather than trying to live up to some societal standard, imposed from without' Accepting that will bring you peace and inner strength.

    • Markinpuff
      Markinpuff 9 дней назад +1

      SaltyBrains Not particularly good or bad, just an observation...

    • SaltyBrains
      SaltyBrains 9 дней назад

      is that a bad thing? and is what _someone is_ really defined by how they _look_ or what age they are ?

  • John lamar
    John lamar 2 месяца назад

    👍🏿👍🏿👍🏿👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿👏🏿Nice!

  • NoJusticeNoPeace
    NoJusticeNoPeace 2 месяца назад +9

    Only the beautiful people would be troubled by technology which levels the playing field, people who won the genetic lottery and have skated through life on easy mode because of their good looks. Only a person's personality would matter when you can make everyone look like a 10/10, and the beautiful people are always the ugliest ones inside.

    • ArchEnema 67
      ArchEnema 67 2 месяца назад +4

      They're not alone.

  • Val Veadora
    Val Veadora 2 месяца назад +1

    what a stilted relationship! preferred his wife without the lenses.

  • DoubledEdgeSword321
    DoubledEdgeSword321 2 месяца назад +1

    nothing wrong with getting old..if you'er old

    • Words of Cheresie
      Words of Cheresie День назад

      In so many ways getting old is miserable, but it is much better than the alternative which is to die young and stay pretty.

  • Azahar Shaikh
    Azahar Shaikh 2 месяца назад +22

    Well it suits the metaphor, beauty in the eyes of the beholder 😅

    • mr bad example
      mr bad example Месяц назад +2

      beauty is in the eye of the "beer holder", i'll move down the bar and have another round...

  • Erika Kelway
    Erika Kelway 3 месяца назад +3

    This made my heart so sad.

    • perfectsplit
      perfectsplit 3 месяца назад

      I think that was the point. Technology gave them what they materially wanted, but there was a price to pay.

  • GILBERT WILLIAMS
    GILBERT WILLIAMS 3 месяца назад +5

    Wow! That was excellent and very entertaining

  • CrookedShorts
    CrookedShorts 3 месяца назад

    AWESOME!!

  • tietjen666
    tietjen666 3 месяца назад +19

    Why must we always want what we do not have? Great film with great performances. Thank you.

    • Carlos Idelone
      Carlos Idelone День назад

      +Words of CheresieWomen are taught to like their "make-up" and only deciding to abandon it through their own will, will give them integrity. But the biological drive of most women is very strong, as well as the need for social acceptance, so most won't buck the system. "Is that bad ?" Is that sad ? Is that important ?

    • Words of Cheresie
      Words of Cheresie День назад

      +Carlos Idelone As I noted before, makeup has been used for many thousands of years. Some cultures do ban it but I can't think of too many. I know that fundamentalist Muslims ban it as did the Nazis. I would guess that some other religious cultures such as the Amish and the Mennonites ban it. I personally don't have a problem with it but if it were banned, I would not care that much. I find overly beautiful women to be a distraction, so I am not all that fond of makeup, but I also know that when cultures get too restrictive, people tend to rebel. Conclusion: women like their makeup and I am not going to tell them that they can't have it.

    • Carlos Idelone
      Carlos Idelone День назад

      ​+Words of Cheresie I was thinking about "make-up", when I made my last comment to you, but I refrained from saying it, afraid, that I would be being too strict for most people. One can disguise him/herself anyway they please. Your question was, "Is that bad?". You seem to be saying, that because "everyone" does it, that that makes it OK. It's legal, it's generally accepted, but is it good for your soul ?

    • Words of Cheresie
      Words of Cheresie День назад

      +Carlos Idelone Perhaps there is a bit of deception, but it is going on today all the time. How many men and women dye their hair? How many women wear padded bras? How many women have had breast augmentation surgery? I would even go so far as saying the technology in the movie is just a new technology version of makeup and makeup has been used for thousands of years. Are the couple in this video deceiving each other? I don't think that they are. Also please note that the wife at the end when she looks old still has dark hair without any grey meaning that her hair is dyed and any adult will know that her hair is dyed so there is no deception on her part. It is more a willing suspension of disbelief. You know that she is old and her hair is grey, but the dark hair still makes her look younger and it is accepted by most people. I will add that some fundamentalist Muslims are against hair dye, so to them it would be deception.

    • Carlos Idelone
      Carlos Idelone День назад

      +Words of Cheresie You seem to be leaving out the element of deception, that this film exposes. If you can prolong your life medically, you are still yourself and will have actual consequences to deal with regarding your medical health. This film purports creating an illusion of who you are, which is akin to wearing a mask. I don't know that wearing a mask to deceive others will improve your sense of self-worth in the long run.

  • Kevin Lotivio
    Kevin Lotivio 4 месяца назад +2

    Thought it was a black mirror ep

  • Living Abstraction
    Living Abstraction 4 месяца назад +10

    Saw the twist coming but still really enjoyed this short film

    • perfectsplit
      perfectsplit 3 месяца назад +2

      Yeah, I kind of had a feeling - that the contact lenses allow the spouse to see what he/she wants to see, not reality. Particularly when their daughter calls and speaks in an adult voice.

  • Kaland S
    Kaland S 4 месяца назад

    What did he say about her eyes?

    • Red Wynter
      Red Wynter 4 месяца назад +3

      That the mood lighting matches them, meaning hey eyes were blue. Her eyes weren't blue. So, she came to the conclusion that he wasn't seeing her when he looked at her.

  • Aryan Sharma
    Aryan Sharma 4 месяца назад +1

    They would have a kid called UN hence KIM JOHN UN

  • Darth Invader
    Darth Invader 4 месяца назад

    I wish we could have transparent batteries or practicable wireless charging irl

  • Leonid Saykin
    Leonid Saykin 4 месяца назад

    they need to run an AI calibration, lol

  • Jo Kidd
    Jo Kidd 4 месяца назад

    Well, that was entertaining

  • Angel of Darkness
    Angel of Darkness 4 месяца назад +9

    Pretty cool, love the idea. It is original.

  • Josiah Salos Carr Music
    Josiah Salos Carr Music 4 месяца назад

    I ended up watching this just because the guy was an Architect.

  • _ Ravan _
    _ Ravan _ 4 месяца назад +16

    The song at 11:20 is "Misty Morning" by Travis Bretzer

  • Nazeem Dollie
    Nazeem Dollie 4 месяца назад +81

    I cannot believe there are so many people that do not understand what happened. These are futuristic lenses that allows you to see yourself and others as you would like to see them, even if it is not real. When you take out the lenses, you see the truth for what it is. In many ways, the lenses are like the blue pill in the matrix. You take the blue pill and you believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill (take the lenses off) and you see the reality.

    • Johnny Marvéll
      Johnny Marvéll 5 дней назад

      No...it's just typical Marxist "open marriage" horseshit. It's pathetic.

    • Ttomkat
      Ttomkat Месяц назад +3

      I understood it perfectly, but it was still pretty damn weird.

    • Counting till i die ÆØÅ
      Counting till i die ÆØÅ Месяц назад

      Nazeem Dollie where can u get the lenses

    • Jikavi Orr
      Jikavi Orr 2 месяца назад +4

      good way of saying it also talks about how we can't escape thr reality of it

    • perfectsplit
      perfectsplit 3 месяца назад +5

      I was thinking of the movie, "Surrogates" with Bruce Willis.

  • Virginia Kamau
    Virginia Kamau 4 месяца назад

    This gave me goosebumps.

  • Bizzy Bee
    Bizzy Bee 4 месяца назад

    Love it😘😘😘💐💐💐

  • Dale Dillard
    Dale Dillard 4 месяца назад +1

    Excellent song!

  • NFS DieHard
    NFS DieHard 4 месяца назад +1

    Amazing screen play ahhh wowwww

  • ChuckCanada
    ChuckCanada 4 месяца назад +2

    I love this! You guys rock, keep making different stuff!

  • Nelson Yeung
    Nelson Yeung 4 месяца назад

    This is some Black Mirror shit.

  • Orlando
    Orlando 4 месяца назад +28

    Only a matter time before Apple comes out with something like this. lol

    • Mike M
      Mike M Месяц назад +1

      Orlando I agree ☝️ lol 😝

    • Words of Cheresie
      Words of Cheresie Месяц назад +1

      What we saw in this video is known as augmented reality and it is currently in development. A number of companies have prototypes. Google glass was going in that direction.

    • Ricca Shaps
      Ricca Shaps 4 месяца назад +3

      At that time, Samsung would have invented the technology a decade earlier. LOL. I'm an Apple user btw.

  • Sana Mujahid
    Sana Mujahid 4 месяца назад +4

    Weird but cool!

  • Philip Rhoades P
    Philip Rhoades P 4 месяца назад +2

    Good story!

  • Ve Vee
    Ve Vee 4 месяца назад +6

    Well this is down right weird but then again it makes sense.

  • rajem sanorjo
    rajem sanorjo 4 месяца назад

    Ive never thought of this before👏👏👏👏👏👏👏

  • Virt Real
    Virt Real 4 месяца назад +39

    Can I order those lenses on Amazon?

    • Mike M
      Mike M Месяц назад +1

      Virt Real lol 😆

    • Minx Doll
      Minx Doll Месяц назад +4

      Yes 50% off rn, holiday special, mine arrive tomorrow! 😊

    • Anita Bosse
      Anita Bosse 2 месяца назад +1

      Try E-Bay

    • Mia Weber
      Mia Weber 3 месяца назад

      Same fam

  • agoodgurl2k
    agoodgurl2k 4 месяца назад

    Well done!

  • Lebogang Seleleko
    Lebogang Seleleko 4 месяца назад +3

    Who is the real her?

    • Lebogang Seleleko
      Lebogang Seleleko 4 месяца назад

      +Hein Godeke how many times did you watch to connect it all

    • Hein Godeke
      Hein Godeke 4 месяца назад +14

      The old one, so the brown haired, she also has brown eyes thats why she was startled when he said the blue dress mached her eyes, because she knew that he chose to watch her as another woman

  • tampajohn
    tampajohn 4 месяца назад +7

    Who is the blonde actress? She looks familiar. 🤔

    • Mike M
      Mike M Месяц назад

      Donald Hicks omg 😲 you really did ask that??!! lol 😆

    • Donald Hicks
      Donald Hicks Месяц назад

      +Tim did you do her ?

    • Dan Knight
      Dan Knight Месяц назад

      She kinda looks like Katherine Heigl even though I know it’s not her.

    • Darth Invader
      Darth Invader 4 месяца назад +1

      For research purposes

    • Lebogang Seleleko
      Lebogang Seleleko 4 месяца назад

      +Tim for real?

  • Lexmax
    Lexmax 4 месяца назад +4

    Wow! Loved it!!

  • Cacca Rooch
    Cacca Rooch 4 месяца назад +5

    Wtf did I watch?

    • Virt Real
      Virt Real 4 месяца назад +2

      Welcome to the future

    • tarkineWild
      tarkineWild 4 месяца назад +7

      The description will give you rundown

    • christiaan
      christiaan 4 месяца назад

      same