String Theory Explained (with Zombies)

A few years back, I mentioned reading an anthology called The Mammoth Book of New Jules Verne Adventures, citing Molly Brown’s “The Selene Gardening Society” for particular praise. Brown recently got back in touch, telling me about the short film she and a group had friends had made to take part in a “48-hour film challenge.” Each team in the challenge, she explained, was assigned a title, a line of dialogue, and a required prop, then given two days to make a movie incorporating all three elements.

Brown’s team was told to make a film called “THIS IS…” that included a map of Europe with three red circles drawn on it, in which somebody said, “The floor dropped away from me before I started to follow it.” And here we are—

That’s Brown as the housewife— “who bears a remarkable resemblance to my mother!” she adds.

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29 April 2009 | uncategorized |