Synopsis: In a massive, mysterious chamber, fifty strangers awaken to find themselves trapped with no memory of how they got there. Every two minutes, one of them must die... Executed by an electrical pulse generated from a source within the chamber. At first the attacks seem random, but, soon the strangers realize that they, as a group, have the power to decide who will be the next to be killed: by the power of the vote. Mob mentality at its finest hour. A chance to control the machine. How will they choose who deserves to die? What happens when there's only one person left? "Circle" is a film about humanity. How we value one another and how people react when they are forced to make decisions under the worst possible circumstances. It's a film that speaks to the very core of what makes us human - Who we are, what we believe and ultimately, the lengths we will go to in which to save ourselves.
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Production: Taggart Productions
  1 nomination.
87 min





Don't move.

They can see us.

What is this?

I don't know.

Where are we?

Where do you think?


Oh, my God!

It's all right, okay?

It's all right. You're okay.

Help! Help!

Just calm down!

- John!

- You're fine.

Where are you?

Oh, sh*t.

Is she dead?

I think so.

Jesus Christ. What was that?

I don't know.

What was that?

Oh, sh*t.

What the f***?

- What?

- Everyone freeze!

- Oh, my God.

- They can see if we move.

Stand still, and we'll be fine.

Don't lift your feet

off the ground.

And don't touch anyone.

- What's that noise?

- Shh!

Oh, my God.

Where's that coming from?


Okay, now...

calm down. Calm down.

It's no use!

- Everybody calm down!

- No.

- We need to calm down.

- Everybody!

Calm the f*** down!

Just... just think! Breathe.

Here we go.

Everybody shut up

for one second!

Does anybody know

what the hell's going on?

They're killing us.

No, it's not them.

Are you guys seeing this?

The lights on the floor...

you see them move?

- No, I don't see anything.

- What lights?

What are you talking about?

Look at your hands.

When you move them,

it changes the floor.

Oh, sh*t.


I only see one.

Yeah, I only see mine.

I think you can only

see your own.

What did they do to us?

I think they messed

with our hands.

What does that mean?

- It's us.

- Us?

What do you mean?

We're choosing who dies.

- F***!

- What happened?!

Somebody did it.

Nobody f***ing do anything,


Well, it's not working,

you see?

We have to try something.

Nobody do it!!


God damn it!

- What the hell?

- What is wrong with you people?

All of us, We're gonna die!

All of us, We're gonna die!

We're all f***ed!

Oh, my God.

This is unbelievable.

It's a vote.


We're voting.

Look, they're killing

whoever gets the most votes.

How do you know that?

Because the chimes go off

when you close your hands.

And that's when you choose.

We should try not doing

it again.

Forget it.

Someone's gonna screw it up.


What if we... what if we

vote for her again?

Yeah, let's try that. Okay.

Guys, that's not...

no, that's not gonna work.

We have to try something.

Yeah, everybody, let's vote

for the dead woman again.

- Really? Are you serious?

- Come on.

You guys picked

the wrong person.

- No, we didn't.

- Guys, it just doesn't work.

But why him?

Maybe he got

the second-most votes.

- Or the most so far?

- We have to try something.

No, I-it's not gonna work,

guys, okay?

There's nothing we can do.

We're all screwed.

- Let's try not voting again.

- Please.

- It's not gonna work.

- We need to try.

Okay, nobody vote.

Let's wait it out.

How do we know

that won't kill us all?

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5...

Is it over?

- Oh, my God.

- Okay, nobody move!

Just everybody let's ride

this out.


If we don't choose,

it chooses on its own.

Somebody needs to do something!

This is not working, obviously.

- When you said that...

- Everybody quiet!

Now, there is no reason

for us all to just keep killing

each other off like this.

Well, what the hell else

are we gonna do, my man?

We don't have a choice.

What I mean is we can choose to

go about this in a certain way.


So There's about a minute

or two between each round.

That's not a lot of time.

Yeah, no sh*t.

Maybe if we spend

less time worrying

about who's gonna die next

and more time trying

to figure this thing out,

we'll get somewhere

and be able to stop this.

What do you suggest?

Okay, I've been

looking around the circle.

And I see five or six people

in their 70s and 80s.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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