96 Souls

Synopsis: A university research scientist, about to lose funding and status, has a lab accident and discovers he can see people's true intentions -- making his situation even worse.
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Stanley Jacobs
  7 wins & 6 nominations.
112 min


Do you use Ketamine?

No, Pentobarbital.

The first injection

will induce sleep.

So any pain sunny-girl is

experiencing will stop.

The second injection will

slowly shut down her functions.

Then she can have a

blessed eternal rest.

Are you a professional or

a psychic pet whisperer?

There's not much that can be

done because of her age, Mel.

Her stomach's flipped.

The surgery would

be too stressful.

She just... she wouldn't survive.

Oh, Jack.

Goodbye, proud girl.

I appreciate you getting

sunny-girl and me.

I know this is

killing you inside.

Take the time.

Let it play out.

Do you want that box of

notebooks still in the hallway?

I'll get it when

I pick up the rest

of the stuff from the garage.

Which will be?

I've got a review tomorrow.

The Alfa needs a battery.

And I'm sleeping on a couch

in my mother's studio.

That's why I haven't collected

the rest of my things.

I see your follow-through

outside the lab hasn't changed.

I'll speak with you later.


Don't shove it aside, ok?

It'll come back and kick

you in the ass later.

Morning, Medina.

Cheers, ram.


She went last evening.


I thought she would

have a couple months.

I know.

It's so sad.

Is Dr. Sutree ok?

When you think of

smell detection,

it's the nose interacting

with the brain.


We are the only

research group seriously

looking into the molecular basis

of olfaction involving sight.

Does this liquid emit an odor?

How would you know?

Its molecules have to be

wafting through the air,

and our noses have

to be fairly close.

But if you could see

odors, think of how helpful

that would be.

You'd know something

about the contents

without the

unpleasant experience.

A major gas leak could be

detected from miles away.

I probably even know

which one of you

had coffee brewed from

robusta beans this morning.

This is quite a departure

from the original study, Jack.

I mean, insects

carry a large number

of debilitating diseases.

Stopping that spread

has always been

about using traditional methods

to identify what attracts them.

Don't underestimate light.


It's a food.

It nourishes our bodies

with vitamin d. It has mass.

It occupies space.

We now know it can be

slowed and stopped.

Yes, stopped.

It actually behaves differently

when it's being observed,

almost like it's imbued

with a consciousness.

Multiple wavelengths

of light mixed together

give us white light, a

mixture of frequencies,

all processed by our cortex.

But odors... the cortex must

process different chemical

structures and match them to a

stored database of known odors.

I think current methods to

understand this limit us.

They limit all olfactory-based

research, every single project

in the world.

If we can use light to

visualize specific pheromones,

we've taken it to

the next level.

Will your work also show

us why people near death

see a white light?

One concept our learned

colleagues in this room

are familiar with is that

the near-death experience

comes from the cortex

returning to full function

after the body's gone

through a trauma.

Sometimes our neuroscience

escapes those of us

from the pharmaceutical


Is a Bigfoot discovery

also imminent?

I thought we agreed to keep

the work involving your wife's

genetic code confidential.

At least I know where to find

my wife... at home, at night.

That's assuming you

left her inflated.


Thanks, Dr. Sutree.

We will immediately review

your latest findings.

We need to get to that

scheduled luncheon

with the rest of the committee.

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