'The Tunnel' to be Released Online for Free Next Year?


Thanks to the guys at QuietEarth we have ourselves a look at this Australian movie The Tunnel, which looks quite awesome, and the guys behind the project Julian Harvey and Enzo Tedeschi, have an interesting way of releasing their film, they plan to release it next year, worldwide, online through Torrent sites. How and why would they want to do that?

Well they have created a project titled the 135K Project, in which if you like the look or sound of the movie, head on over to their official website and buy a frame of the movie for $1, the idea is to sell 135,000 frames which equals ninety minutes and thus the ninety minutes is the whole movie.

You see the poster to the right, if you look closely the poster is made up of the names of all the people who have purchased a frame of the movie, pretty cool.

Which then results in the movie being funded and everyone gets to watch the film for free, they figured instead of spending millions of dollars trying to tackle a losing battle against Internet piracy they came up with this idea to embrace it. If this works and proves well who knows what the future of film, music or whatever holds.

For more information on this and the movie head on over to their official website and Facebook page.

Synopsis: "In 2007 the New South Wales government suddenly scrapped a plan to utilise the water in the disused underground train tunnels beneath Sydney's St James Train Station.

In 2008, chasing rumours of a government coverup and urban legends surrounding the sudden backflip, investigative journalist Natasha Warner led a crew of four into the underground labyrinth.

They went down into the tunnels looking for a story – until the story found them.

This is the film of their harrowing ordeal. With unprecedented access to the recently declassified tapes they shot in the claustrophobic subway tunnels, as well as a series of candid interviews with the survivors, we come face to face with the terrifying truth.

This never before seen footage takes us deep inside the tunnels bringing the darkness to life and capturing the raw fear that threatens to tear the crew apart, leaving each one of them fighting for their lives."

Check out the trailer below:

What do you guys think?

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