Nothing

Synopsis: After a terrible day, two good friends and housemates find the outside world converted into a featureless and empty white void.
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Director(s): Vincenzo Natali
Production: MTI Home Video
  2 wins & 3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.3
Rotten Tomatoes:
50%
R
Year:
2003
90 min
Website
4 Views

The following is a true story.

The people are actual people.

Their names

are their actual names.

Everything has been thoroughly

researched and verified.

Dave and Andrew

are best friends.

They'd been best

since they were 9 years old.

Andrew was an extremely

nervous young man.

He was afraid

of just about everything.

Dave was totally self-centred

and could never

get things to go his way.

Neither of them

were popular with other kids.

And it wasn't long

before they realized

that their best chance of survival

was sticking together.

Tragically, Andrew's

anxieties grew worse

after his parents died.

Soon he became afraid

to even leave his house.

Like everything else

he attempted,

Dave's dream

of becoming a rock star...

was met

with unequivocal rejection.

Completely broke

and with nowhere else to go,

Dave moved in with Andrew,

who was himself

in desperate need of help.

With Dave there to provide

the basic necessities for living,

and Andrew there to provide

the support of a good friend,

Dave braved the outside world

and found employment.

And Andrew was able to stay

in the safety of their home

by working

as an online travel agent.

[Laughter]

After a life-long struggle

with society,

Dave and Andrew

had finally found happiness...

together.

Sadly, nothing lasts forever.

- I'm moving out.

- What?

- I'm moving out, with Sarah.

- With Sarah?

- Yeah, with Sarah.

Didn't I tell you?

- No.

- I'm pretty sure that I did.

- No. You didn't.

- I think I did.

- I swear! You didn't!

- And I'm telling you I did.

- You didn't!

- I did.

- Didn't!

You really didn't!

- Ah, I could've sworn I did.

Anyway...

- But you've only known her

for 2 weeks!

- What can I tell you?

We're in love.

- You can't leave!

- You'll be fine.

- No!

No, I won't! I'll kill myself!

[Sighs]

- You'll be fine.

- Why are you doing this?

- It doesn't matter.

- Yes! Yes, it does.

I just want to know

why you're abandoning me.

- I'm not abandoning you.

- Yes, you are!

- I'm moving on with my life.

[Traffic]

- But it's garbage day!

- Then you take it out!

- I can't!

- You'll be fine!

[Traffic, sirens]

Ladies.

- Come on, girls.

Don't speak to the strange man.

- Oh!

- Loser!

- Aw...

- I can do this.

I can.

I can do this.

[Airplane overhead]

[Truck's horn]

[Door closes]

Oh God!

Oh God!

Oh God!

Oh God!

[Woman on P.A.]:

Wire is what we are.

Wire is what we do.

- 'Morning.

- John Morfit, line 2. Line 2.

- [Man on P.A.]:
John Bigbutte,

please call reception.

[People snickering]

- Hey, how'd you guys do that?

That's, that's great!

I thought it funny when you

glued the chair to the floor,

but this - it's incredible!

Well done.

- That's just great.

Ah!

[All laugh]

[Sobbing]

- Hey, mister, are you OK?

- Ah!

- Mister?

- I... I...

I...

Iocked myself...

out!

- Don't worry.

[Airplane overhead]

- Hello?

Hello?

Hello? Little girl?

Hello?

Hello?

- It's OK, Mister.

You can come in now.

- Ah! Ah!

- Crawford wants to see you.

- What? Why?

Well, maybe it's

about the promotion?

I mean, I've really been busting

my ass around here lately, so...

- Uh...

yeah.

- That's probably what it is.

[Knocking]

You wanted to see me, sir?

- Dave!

Get your crafty ass in here!

You thirsty?

Want something to drink?

- No, I'm fine. Thanks.

- He's fine!

Heh-heh. I like that!

I like that!

So, uh...

You do know why

you're here, right?

- I think so.

- He thinks so!

That's great stuff!

Great stuff!

Who knew you had it in you?

- Well, l...

- Scrawny little ugly guy like you?

Little mousy guy,

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Vincenzo Natali

Vincenzo Natali (born January 6, 1969) is an American-Canadian film director and screenwriter, best known for writing and directing science fiction films such as Cube, Cypher, Nothing, and Splice. more…

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