Movie : TiMER
Release Date: May 8, 2010 (NY; expands: May 14)
Studio: Tribeca Film
Director: Jac Schaeffer
Screenwriter: Jac Schaeffer
Starring: JoBeth Williams, Michelle Borth, John Patrick Amedori, Desmond Harrington, Jobeth Williams, Kali Rocha, Muse Watson, John Ingle, Hayden McFarland, Tom Irwin, Mark Harelik, Scott Holyroyd, Eric Jungmann
Genre: Comedy, Drama
MPAA Rating: R (for language)
Official Website: TiMERthemovie.com
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Plot Summary: What if a clock could count down to the moment you meet your soul mate? In this alternate version of present day Los Angeles, a revolutionary device called the TiMER fulfills this very fantasy. For a reasonable installation fee and a moderate monthly charge, a TiMER is implanted in the wrist and promises to accurately display the number of days, hours, minutes and seconds until the owner’s date with destiny.
However, things aren’t so easy for Oona O’Leary (Emma Caulfield). Oona faces the rare dilemma of a blank TiMER; her soul mate–whoever and wherever he is–doesn’t have a TiMER. While her family and friends move through life with predetermined romantic fates, Oona searches for her perfect match via the process of elimination, tentatively dating TiMER-less men, but never getting emotionally invested. Often, Oona even convinces her suitors to get TiMERs, only to have her hopes crushed time and time again. Staring down the barrel of thirty and tired of waiting for her would-be life partner to get off the dime, Oona breaks her own rules and falls for Mikey (John Patrick Amedori), a charming and inappropriately young supermarket clerk with a countdown of four months.
But what will happen when those four months are up? Only when Oona ignores the ticking clock can she finally experience the exhilarating and unpredictable hot mess that is love.