Told from the perspective of seemingly disconnected people - a fruit-seller in Bangkok, an amateur sculptor and surgeon in Boston, the US President, a French chef, and The Madman - it's a story about the countdown to the end of the world, and what happens after.
Synopsis:- Official Script Selection - Urban Mediamakers Film Festival. - Quarterfinalist - 10th Filmmakers International Screenwriting Competition.
Akin to a lyrical symphony that shifts tempos and moods, the script is split into five chapters, ranging from desolate to optimistic to intensely frightening. Each chapter ends with the beginning of the end of the world. The first chapter introduces us to Suchin, a fruit-seller in Bangkok, who just lost her husband in a tragic accident. She meets a mysterious stranger, who alters her life in the most unexpected way. The second chapter shifts to Boston, where we meet Eve, a surgeon and amateur sculptor, who finds herself questioning the worthiness of her existence, which leads to her donating organs. The third chapter takes us to the President of the United States, who is fleeing from responsibilities; the president’s closest adviser tells him a touching story about his dog that ultimately reinforces the president’s sense of loyalty. The fourth chapter introduces us to Francois, a bistro owner in a small Eden-like village in France, who meets a bitter Paris reporter and tries to prove her wrong. The fifth, and final, chapter of this saga deals with Jacob, who starts of as a successful lawyer, but after his best friend betrays him, and a fortune-teller curses him at a trial, he begins to question the decisions he has made. Apocalyptic visions begin to haunt him; Jacob gradually grows mad: he quits his job, buys a nuclear bunker, and stages a coup. His wife leaves him - The End of The World strikes. There is a brief interlude, where we witness annihilation. Then we return to Jacob, post-apocalypse, going through hell in his nuclear bunker - atoning for his sins. Years later, he ventures outside... Defying conventional narrative structure, this film encompasses a variety of influences, from Antonioni and Spielberg to Tarkovsky and von Trier. It's a big-budget story seen through indie movie lens.