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Finally got around to watching this film the other day. It is an inspiring movie with a great cast, very good all around performances, some good laughs and a lot of likable "mental" people. It takes place around the last couple decades of "medieval" psychiatry when patients were still treated brutally, locked away like prisoners and looked upon as lesser beings, with shock therapy being mainstream and dull daily schedules that would only bore you to death or push you…
I must admit when I came across this film I did not think of watching it at first because it looked like another garbage teen love story, the likes of which have flooded Hollywood the years after the first twilight came out. However, I noticed the very high ratings and favorable reviews and decided to give it a try. I am glad I did because this film is nothing but that. It is a story about cancer, teenage cancer.
Like others have said, the movie borrows heavily from other great sci fi films, but contrary to common belief my opinion is that while doing so it succeeds in creating its own unique identity and stands out on its own. I'll be honest, I had low expectations before watching it but I was pleasantly surprised when I did. The visuals and the art style are both top notch and come very well together with a very good soundtrack and AMAZING sound design. Seriously, the sounds on the drones in particular are brilliant! Worth watching, especially for sci fi fans.