SXSW 2018: Sci-Fi Western ‘Prospect’ Is Unique Both Visually and Tonally

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Sci-fi western PROSPECT (Visions) starring Jay Duplass, Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Narcos), and up-and-comer Sophie Thatcher is coming to SXSW 2018!

PROSPECT is based on filmmakers Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell’s short of the same name which also premiered at SXSW in 2014.  PROSPECT is their debut feature film. The film is a huge breakout piece for Sophie, really unique visually and tonally with some epic twists along the way. Check out the short below that paved the way for the feature film along with screening times at SXSW.

SYNOPSIS: A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They’ve secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon’s toxic forest. But there are others roving the wilderness and the job quickly devolves into a fight to survive. Forced to contend not only with the forest’s other ruthless inhabitants, but with her own father’s greed-addled judgment, the girl finds she must carve her own path to escape.

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