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What if we are living in a simulation, and the world as we know it is not real? To tackle this mind-bending idea, acclaimed filmmaker Rodney Asher (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE) uses a noted speech from Philip K. Dick to dive down the rabbit hole of science, philosophy, and conspiracy theory. Leaving no stone unturned in exploring the unprovable, the film uses contemporary cultural touchstones like THE MATRIX, interviews with real people shrouded in digital avatars, and a wide array of voices, expert and amateur alike. If simulation theory is not science fiction but fact, and life is a video game being played by some unknowable entity, then who are we, really? A GLITCH IN THE MATRIX attempts to find out. 

  • Year
    2021
  • Runtime
    108 min
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    2021 Sundance Film Festival
  • Director
    Rodney Ascher
  • Producer
    Ross M. Dinnerstein
  • Executive Producer
    Colin Frederick, Rodney Ascher, Ross Girard, David Carrico, Adam Paulsen
  • Co-Producer
    Tyler Glodt
  • Cast
    Joshua Cooke, Paul Gude, Alex LeVine, Brother Læo Mystwood, Jesse Orion
  • Editor
    Rodney Ascher, Rachel Tejada
  • Animator
    MIndbomb Films and Davy Force
  • Sound Design
    Jonathan Snipes
  • Music
    Jonathan Snipes