The Short Sci Fi Film 'Nano' Hint at the Dangers of the Brave New World of Genetic Manipulation

Monday, June 19, 2017

The Short Sci Fi Film 'Nano' Hint at the Dangers of the Brave New World of Genetic Manipulation


The short film, Nano presents the near future, where nanotechnology administered into the bloodstream can sync with computer apps to augment the human genome. The story tells of a new law mandating and regulating this once elective procedure meets resistance from hacktivists who are conspiring to thwart the impending roll-out of “Nano version 2.0.”

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Co-written and directed by Mike Manning, 'Nano' is a dark short science fiction film that explores how genetic manipulation and nanotechnology may have unforeseen and unwanted effects. In 'Nano' the phrase, "there's an app for that," reaches new heights. Check out the film below.

The film presents a near future, where your phone is synced with your body via nanobots, and apps can be used to change your eye color instantly, or heighten sexual pleasure. The integrated experience is controlled by the Aspire Corporation, cooperating with a federal government that now mandates everyone have the technology implanted.

In 'Nano' a hacker named Zolee (Brooke Butler) makes contact with a police officer (Sebastian Vallentin Stenhøj) to try to thwart the oncoming Nano 2.0 rollout. One of the key features of the new version of Nano is known as, remote paralysis. "Remote paralysis is changing the way that America does law enforcement," states a talking head in the film.

Nano film

Manning and producer Wesley Barker are both experienced in film and television. Barker recently worked on the visual effects for Luc Besson’s upcoming Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.

For the filmmakers, the aim of 'Nano' is to showcase their work, in the hopes of leading to a new series. Based on the film, their odds look quite good.

Warning: 'Nano' contains a few NSFW moments.


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