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From Philip K. Dick - author of Blade Runner, Minority Report and A Scanner Darkly - his most prophetic science fiction thriller. In an alternate reality 1985, Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe), a record store clerk in Berkeley begins to experience strange visions transmitted from an extra-terrestrial source he calls VALIS. He moves to Los Angeles with his wife, Rachel (Katheryn Winnick), where he becomes a successful music executive with a secret mission to overthrow the oppressive, totalitarian American regime helmed by President Fremont (Scott Wilson). But what is VALIS? A higher consciousness from another reality, an alien life-form or perhaps, even God? With the help of his best friend, a science-fiction writer - Philip K. Dick himself (Shea Whigham) - and a beautiful, mysterious woman named Silvia (Alanis Morissette)- Nick finds himself drawn into a conspiracy of cosmic, mind-shattering proportions. Although it might cost them their freedom or even their lives, they join forces to bring a message of hope from the stars and reveal the dangerous truth.

Synopsis

From Philip K. Dick – author of Blade Runner, Minority Report and A Scanner Darkly – his most prophetic science fiction thriller. In an alternate reality 1985, Nick Brady (Jonathan Scarfe), a record store clerk in Berkeley begins to experience strange visions transmitted from an extra-terrestrial source he calls VALIS. He moves to Los Angeles with his wife, Rachel (Katheryn Winnick), where he becomes a successful music executive with a secret mission to overthrow the oppressive, totalitarian American regime helmed by President Fremont (Scott Wilson). But what is VALIS? A higher consciousness from another reality, an alien life-form or perhaps, even God? With the help of his best friend, a science-fiction writer – Philip K. Dick himself (Shea Whigham) – and a beautiful, mysterious woman named Silvia (Alanis Morissette)- Nick finds himself drawn into a conspiracy of cosmic, mind-shattering proportions. Although it might cost them their freedom or even their lives, they join forces to bring a message of hope from the stars and reveal the dangerous truth.

Rating:
R
Genre:
Sci-Fi
Run time:
111 minutes
Producer:
Dale Rosenbloom, Stephen Nemeth, Elizabeth Karr, John Alan Simon
Director:
John Alan Simon
Writer:
John Alan Simon
Cast:
Shea Whigham, Jonathan Scarfe, Alanis Morissette, Katheryn Winnick, Scott Wilson, Hanna Hall, Ashley Greene, Rosemary Harris, Jon Tenney, Rich Sommer, Joel McKinnon Miller, Will Rothhaar, Joseph Reitman, Frank Collison
Reviews

“Consistently absorbing. Delivers satisfying intrigue and suspense. Operates successfully as a study of enlightenment and a straight-ahead conspiracy thriller.”

“Terrific! I love the movie adaptation of Radio Free Albemuth. I want everyone to see it.”

“Five stars – You don’t have to be a fan of Philip K. Dick or science fiction to enjoy this film.” “Deserves a big audience — it is the most accessible adaptation of a PKD novel yet produced.” “Shea Whigham is a revelation as Philip K. Dick!” “If you get a chance to see it, don’t miss it.” –