Between Primer and Upstream Color, Shane Carruth had his biggest idea to date in the pipeline. What happened to A Topiary, and would it. Has anyone read the entire screenplay and wants to talk about it? I am so curious about other people’s perspectives of the script, and would. It’s taken nearly a decade, but “Primer” writer/director Shane Carruth has returned this year with another acclaimed head-scratcher, “Upstream.

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The filmmaker spent years developing the wildly tlpiary pic but had trouble gaining financing, and he has seemingly given up getting the project off the ground altogether. Working my way through its pages I found myself shaking my head in disbelief every few minutes at the staggering vision on display.

And of course it’s all made up, but that’s what’s so cool about it.

SCRIPT A Topiary by Shane – DocDroid

InDavid Sullivanone of the leads in Primertweeted that “Shane Carruth’s next project, A Topiaryis in the early stages of pre-production”. Refresh and try again. And what even is A Topiary?

A pulsar burns radiation in outer space. I guess ideas this enormous take time to gestate, so I’ll take what I can get. Brett rated it it was whane Feb 27, Age rated it it was amazing Jan 27, Standing back, this is what they see:.


It’s too mammoth a vision for anything less than an imagination to animate. Infans were sated with the release of a new Carruth project, Carrutn Colorbut what exactly happened to the film he spent almost a decade trying to make?

After bursting onto the scene with his cerebral Sundance hit Primer inCarruth seemingly disappeared.

May 11, Monica Westin rated it really liked it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Ultimately it just felt like if Pokemon met Stranger Things met Hsane, but way more complicated than it needed to be.

In the interim between the release of Primer and Upstream Colorrumors started to surface about an ambitious sci-fi project that Carruth was working on called A Topiary.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Retrieved May 16, Return to Book Page. Facebook Messenger Click the button below and wait for a message from our Facebook bot in Messenger! There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It’s a story so huge it literally fills the universe by the time the tale is told, but you’ve got to work to get this payoff. Edill Colon rated it it was amazing Feb 27, I wish this dude was more prolific, because I could read stuff like this all day.


SCRIPT A Topiary by Shane Carruth.pdf

This is a really great script and, especially given the guy’s other films, this could be an absolutely incredible film. It sort of ropiary broke my heart. Hrayr Sahakian rated it it was amazing Aug 18, Trivia About A Topiary. Village Voice Film Poll.

Best Films Never Made #12: Shane Carruth’s A Topiary

Rory McGuinness rated it liked it Jul 03, In broad strokes, it’s about a series of characters – a group of adults, and later a group of children – who start noticing an underlying pattern to the world that has never been observed. Sameer rated it it was amazing Apr 20, There are also too many characters which could be consolidated into one.

The second half follows a group of 10 preteen boys who discover a strange machine that produces small funnels, which in turn can be used to build increasingly agile robotlike creatures.

John rated it topiarry liked it May cartuth, Are you desperate to see this lost offering from the most ambitious filmmaker working today?