Few American debuts of the 21st century have been bolder than this lo-fi sci-fi by multi-hyphenate auteur Shane Carruth, in which a circle of anonymous, white-shirt scientists turn their suburban garage into a time-travel portal. As much about the intricacies of language as the vicissitudes of time, Primer builds in eerie power and elegant convolution on its way to an ambiguous conclusion. Carruth, who would go on to direct Upstream Color, won the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance for his debut.

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