Father Time

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Father Time
Faneditor Name:
Original Movie/Show Title:
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Fanedit Type:
Original Release Date:
2013
Original Running Time:
123 minutes minutes
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
15 minutes minutes
Synopsis:
The story of a father and son who share a unique gift: the ability to travel through time.
Intention:
About Time is a pretty enjoyable romantic comedy with a time travel twist, very much in the same vein as Love Actually and Four Weddings and a Funeral. Separate to the core love story, however, is the striking relationship between father and son, which is ultimately one of the most affecting aspects of the movie. This short aims to highlight this memorable story-line in a 15 minute vignette.
Release Information:
  • DVD
  • Digital
Special Features:
"MP4" is through Vimeo
Editing Details:
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, DVDFab
Father Time
Password: Fanedit.org

Faneditor Name:
Original Movie/Show Title:
Franchise:
Fanedit Type:
Original Release Date:
2013
Original Running Time:
123 minutes minutes
Fanedit Release Date:
Fanedit Running Time:
15 minutes minutes
Synopsis:
The story of a father and son who share a unique gift: the ability to travel through time.
Intention:
About Time is a pretty enjoyable romantic comedy with a time travel twist, very much in the same vein as Love Actually and Four Weddings and a Funeral. Separate to the core love story, however, is the striking relationship between father and son, which is ultimately one of the most affecting aspects of the movie. This short aims to highlight this memorable story-line in a 15 minute vignette.
Release Information:
  • DVD
  • Digital
Special Features:
"MP4" is through Vimeo
Editing Details:
Adobe Premiere Pro CS6, DVDFab
Father Time
Password: Fanedit.org

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Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
9.0
Enjoyment
 
9.0
Initially, I thought this resembled a pitch for “About Time,” an interesting, if slight film from 2013. That film was leisurely to the point of lethargy. In addition, it tried, over hard, I thought, to fiddle the heartstrings.
As this edit progressed, however, I realized the story and themes had been chiseled to essentials.
For lack of a better phrase, similar to a prose poem.
Better than most, the character grasps the reward of Life is not replaying “moments” over and over, but embracing the joie de vivre.
An excellent edit with a sly, positive subtext.

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9.5
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Audio/Video Quality: 9
Spot on SD encode.

Visual Editing: 10
Invisible and perfectly executed.I couldn't begin to guess which cuts were in the original film and which were the fan edit ones.

Audio Editing: 9
Near perfect (There was this one moment in the final voiceover music mix). Such an emotional story but I nearly lost my sh*t during the music montage. One of my all time favourite songs by Nick Cave so it went straight for the emotional jugular with me.

Narrative: 10
The story was so, so tight. There was never a moment left unexplained or unexplored despite some scenes/shots lasting a few seconds only. Such a great job.

Enjoyment: 10
I'd heard mixed-to-good things about the source but from this edit I'm going to go watch it very soon. It really looks like my type of film (Father/Son stories really chime with me), although I suspect njvc has cherry-picked only the very best moments. Just one brief moment in the edit suggested that the rest of the actual film wouldn't be as nearly good and be chock-full of the usual Curtis upper-middle-class-problems cr*p (When they talked about not being rich, despite clearly being fantasically wealthy already).

njvc, please do a full-length edit of this movie. I just know it would be masterpiece after seeing what you did here.

p.s. It was awesome seeing Domhnall Gleeson of 'Dredd' and 'Star Wars' fame. He's really good and more than held his own against Nighy.

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9.2
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10.0
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9.0
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9.0
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9.0
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9.0
Heartbreaking story. Very well put together. Seamless editing.

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9.7
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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8.0
A nice little short. Very well made, seamless cuts all around. I feel like this is a story that really requires more meat and, um, time. It works, but the emotions aren't as keenly felt.

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Overall rating
 
9.8
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9.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
A very emotional time travel this one...
This fanedit really looks like a short movie. Technicaly flawless to me and the narrative flows perfectly.
It's SO touching someone could cry (I did not. But I'm sure someone could. lol)
A zero fault from njvc.

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5 reviews
Overall rating
 
9.5
Audio/Video Quality
 
9.8(5)
Audio Editing
 
9.6(5)
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9.8(5)
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8.8(5)
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9.0(5)
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Absolutely beautiful and exceptional. The story is amazing, the music is fantastic, the father and son story very strong.

Amazing job, njvc!
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Overall rating
 
9.7
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
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10.0
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9.0
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9.0
Great edit of a really enjoyable film. Distilling it down to the father/son relationship works perfectly. I'm a huge sucker for father/son relationship films so this is right in my wheelhouse. The cuts were invisible and the music great. I don't remember if that song played at the end was in the film or not but either way, it worked for me. This is a really fun way to view it. It's hard for me to say whether or not the emotional punch works on its own since the short evoked a lot of the emotions from when I saw the full movie. I suspect it works on its own, though. Great job.

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9.8
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10.0
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9.0
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10.0
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10.0
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10.0
Good approach to this short, giving time to the father-son relationship. I predict I'll revisit this piece every so often to enjoy its beautiful warmth.

(Sorry, enjeivisi—the audio editing score is because of the end song. Otherwise fab.)

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Overall rating
 
8.9
Audio/Video Quality
 
10.0
Audio Editing
 
10.0
Visual Editing
 
10.0
Narrative
 
6.0
Enjoyment
 
7.0
Taken from a wonderful movie, this was a nice watch to make me remember it. Unfortunately towards the end of the short for me it was not able to stand on its own feet and was mostly remembering the intense ride I had with the original. I am not sure, what caused it, but I assume it was too close to the original movie. The editing was very well done, video- and audiowise. NJVC obviously knows what he is doing and chose a very sentimental theme for his time travel short, which he treated with respect and deep care. Thanks for making me remember "About Time".
As usual I added one point to narrative and enjoyment to adapt to the spirit of FE ratings.
The ending about Tim's theories of time travelling and not doing it felt to me a bit rushed, because all the experiences he made to get there, were not in the fanedit.

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9.0
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9.0
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9.0
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9.0
I liked this one. The A/V, cuts, and audio work were on target. The story was wholesome and interesting. Definitely worth a watch.

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