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Old 11-19-15, 01:57 PM
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100 Years (D: R. Rodriguez/W: Malkovich) (S: Malkovich, Zarkor, S. Chang)

via io9:

John Malkovich and Robert Rodriguez Have Made A Movie No One Will See For 100 Years

Think the secrecy around the biggest Hollywood blockbusters is crazy? They don’t come close to what John Malkovich and Robert Rodriguez are doing. The pair has collaborated for a film that no one will see for 100 years. Literally.

This isn’t some joke. They’ve made a film, called 100 Years, which is being placed in a special time-locked safe that won’t open again until November 18, 2115. Why? Well, because it’s promotion for Louis XIII Cognac, an ultra-luxury liquor that is aged 100 years. Bottles currently on shelves were made in 1915 so they decided a piece of art that speaks to their commitment to quality was something worth doing.

“Louis XIII is a true testament to the mastery of time and we sought to create a proactive piece of art that explores the dynamic relationship of the past, present and future,” said global executive director of Louis XIII, Ludovic du Plessis, in a news release.

They approached Malkovich, who du Plessis calls the "the greatest actor of his generation,” to come up with an idea. What that idea is, they would not say. It’s all part of the secrecy and illusion. All they’d say was it’s set in the present and is “emotionally charged,” according to Rodriguez.

So what are images like the ones (of star Shuya Chang) you see above ? They’re part of three teasers created for the film, each of which imagines a different version of the future.

“There were several options when the project was first presented of what [the future] would be,” said Malkovich. “An incredibly high tech, beyond computerized version of the world, a post-Chernoybl, back to nature, semi-collapsed civilization and then there was a retro future which was how the future was imagined in science fiction of the 1940s or 50s.”

Here are the teasers:

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those three teasers were created to show what it might look like when someone uncovers the film in 100 years. But, and this is important, none of them are the actual film. The one in the vault that’ll live at the House of Louis XIII in Cognac, France.

To come up with that idea, Malkovich did lots of research about futurism, science fiction, and even visions of today from 100 years ago. “Some of it was strangely accurate, oddly enough, but of course the vast majority of it was unimaginable. And I think that’s what the future is to most of us,” he said.

How the team at Louis XIII envisions this all going down: they are sending out metal movie tickets to about 1,000 influential people inviting them to invite their descendants to a screening exactly one century from today. At that time, they’ll grab an old projector (the movie will be preserved on film stock) and press play. Will that actually happen? Who knows. But the people making Louis XIII cognac today are doing so for people who won’t be able to drink it until 2115. So why not a movie?

Here’s a featurette.

Neat. Hopefully it's not piece of shit.
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This will probably be Rodriguez's best movie, but we'll never know because we will all be dead by then.
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If it's half as good as Shark Boy and Lava Girl the people of the future are in for a treat!

It's a damn shame that those of us alive today will have to wait a century to see an extended liquor commercial.
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I'm slightly confused, are they barrel-aging this liquor for 100 years or putting it in a bottle and then selling it in 100 years? Because that's not aging.
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Wow, and I thought the level of me not giving a shit about his career now was pretty low. You go boy.
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I guarantee you they didn't actually make a film. It's just a bunch of commercials about the idea of doing it. And they're going to pretend like they did and no one can ever prove they didn't do it.
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Egads, Five for Fighting. That is some dreadfully cloying drek.
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So what happens when people finally watch it and it's Pluto Nash 2115?

Knowing RR, he probably shot this for really cheap. It's interesting that any company (which may or may not be around in 100 years) would put up the funds, knowing they're getting $0 in return. I guess they'll get marketing out of it.
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Now I'm hoping he'll do another 10 Minute Cooking School and make a dish that contains ingredients that no longer exist 100 years from now.
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Thought this was maybe an adaptation of Garcia's 100 Years of Solitude.

Nope.
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I just reserved tickets for opening night.
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In 100 years the audience watching this will be like the 2 kids with the video game in BTTF.

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Now I'm hoping he'll do another 10 Minute Cooking School and make a dish that contains ingredients that no longer exist 100 years from now.
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I hope from now on RR does this with all his films.
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Will OldBoy's great great grandson be making the reviews thread for this?
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This will probably be Rodriguez's best movie, but we'll never know because we will all be dead by then.
Preordered !
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100 Years (2115) d: Rodriguez, s: Malkovich

From Exclaim:

Here's a real-life situation that's more absurd than the entire plot of Being John Malkovich — actor John Malkovich has written and starred in a movie that won't come out for another 100 years. That said, a safe containing the film will make an appearance at Cannes.

To really nail the point down, the film is called 100 Years — The Movie You Will Never See. It was directed by Robert Rodriguez, and won't hit theatres (or, more likely, movie-displaying brain microchips) until November 18, 2115.

A press release explained that the film is being "held in a special safe that will open automatically in 100 years when the timing is complete." The safe containing the film will make an appearance at Cannes, for some reason.

An idea this ridiculous is sure to go viral, so don't worry — they've got a brand on board. The film is sponsored by Louis XIII cognac.

In a making-of featurette available to stream below, Malkovich explains that part of the film's goal was to see whether or not they could accurately predict what life will be like 100 years from now. Of course, only the people of the future will be able to tell if they were anywhere near correct.

Sadly, there is no pre-order link to buy tickets for the film's 2115 release date, so you might have to wait in line on opening night like a chump.

Edit: fuck this embed bullshit

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Rodriguez's mediocrity will now also haunt the 22nd century. Super.
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Well, my search function skills are clearly shit. I wonder why this was trending today? Shit's old news, apparently.
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Well, my search function skills are clearly shit. I wonder why this was trending today? Shit's old news, apparently.
That part about the safe appearing at Cannes, probably
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That part about the safe appearing at Cannes, probably
shhhhh... let him revel in his failure. Yes. YES!
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Looks cool.

I like the not coming soon hashtag.
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Will this be on Netflix in 2116?

Maybe Malkovich and Rodriguez's cryogenically frozen heads will appear at the premiere.
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