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Symbol (2009)

SymbolDirector: Hitoshi Matsumoto
Starring: Hitoshi Matsumoto, David Quintero, Luis Accinelli, Lilian Tapia, Adriana Fricke, Carlos C. Torres

Tagline: I saw this movie by accident

I was expecting to see Gremlins and did not think anything was wrong until I saw the nun and the Mexican wrestler. As it turned out I had gone to the wrong cinema in the wrong building, but decided to stay anyway as this film was on my wish list.

A man wakes up in a blank white room with strange switches protruding from the walls, which when pressed, open a flap and spit out some random item. I'd rather not say what the switches are attached to as there is no way to make it not sound creepy.

For some reason it keeps cutting between the man's adventure in the room and the adventures of the wrestler and the never explain why about anything.

It was a funny movie, but I think it would have worked better as a short as it just seemed to go on too long towards the end. I am still glad to have seen it but wouldn't rush back to see it next time.


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