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* AppliedPhlebotinum: The "juice" created by the locals apparently heals infection causes by the dust in the atmosphere, at least to a certain degree. What it is, where it comes from or what exactly it does all remain a mystery.

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* AppliedPhlebotinum: The "juice" created by the locals apparently heals infection causes caused by the dust in the atmosphere, at least to a certain degree. What it is, where it comes from or what exactly it does all remain a mystery.



* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Cee's father is murdered and she misses out on a huge payday, but she manages to return to her ship. Meanwhile, Ezra has lost an arm and is critically wounded, but he's redeemed himself somewhat. There is also a strong possibility these two will become partners since a one armed men needs someone to watch his back and a girl on her own needs the same. Plus, they have a decent numbers of gems between the 2 of them.]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Cee's father is murdered and she misses out on a huge payday, but she manages to return to her ship. Meanwhile, Ezra has lost an arm and is critically wounded, but he's redeemed himself somewhat. There is also a strong possibility these two If he survives, they will become partners since a one armed men needs someone to watch his back and a girl on her own needs the same. Plus, they have a decent numbers of gems between the 2 of them.]].presumably continue their partnership]].


* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Cee's father is murdered and she misses out on a huge payday, but she manages to return to her ship. Meanwhile, Ezra has lost an arm and is critically wounded, but he's redeemed himself somewhat]].

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Cee's father is murdered and she misses out on a huge payday, but she manages to return to her ship. Meanwhile, Ezra has lost an arm and is critically wounded, but he's redeemed himself somewhat]].somewhat. There is also a strong possibility these two will become partners since a one armed men needs someone to watch his back and a girl on her own needs the same. Plus, they have a decent numbers of gems between the 2 of them.]].


* ChekhovsClassroom: Cee's father mentions a few pointers for how to extract the gems, establishing that making a mistake will destroy the gem. Cee ultimately tries to do it herself in the end [[spoiler:but fails, destroying the gem]].

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* ChekhovsClassroom: Cee's father mentions a few pointers for on how to extract the alien gems, establishing which establishes that making a mistake will destroy the gem. Cee ultimately tries to do it herself in the end [[spoiler:but fails, destroying the gem]].


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* UsedFuture: On top of the CassetteFuturism, the retro technology seems to be somewhat old and dated even by the standards of the setting. Since we're dealing with cash-strapped people on a distant frontier, this is to be expected.


* GoldFever: A surprising number of people are willing to risk toxic atmosphere, acidic alien life and betrayal by other miners in pursuit of the alien gemstones, not to mention being stranded forever on an inhospitable moon if the extraction window closes.

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* GoldFever: A surprising number of people are willing to risk toxic atmosphere, acidic alien life and betrayal by other miners in pursuit of the alien gemstones, "gems," not to mention being stranded forever on an inhospitable moon if the extraction window closes.closes. It's never explained what the gems actually are or whether they have any practical function.


* AppliedPhlebotinum: The "juice" created by the locals apparently heals infection causes by the dust in the atmosphere, at least to a certain degree. What it is, where it comes from or what exactly it does all remain a mystery.



* ChekhovsGunman: The prisoner being executed by the mercenaries [[spoiler:breaks free during the climax and kills the last remaining mercenary]].
* CrypticBackgroundReference: Characters often refer to fictional places and things in familiar terms without explaining them.



* MercyKill: Ezra delivers the final blow to [[spoiler:Damon]]. When Cee confronts him on the murder, he says that she is "technically" correct, suggesting that he views the action as a mercy kill.

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* MercyKill: Ezra delivers the final blow to [[spoiler:Damon]]. When Cee confronts him on the murder, he accuses Ezra of killing him, Ezra says that she is "technically" correct, suggesting that he views the action as a mercy kill.


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* ShowDontTell: The film features very little exposition to explain things, preferring to let viewers figure things out and fill in the gaps themselves.


* {{BFG}}: Ezra's first partner has a gun the size of a bazooka.



* {{BFG}}: Ezra's first partner has a gun the size of a bazooka.

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* {{BFG}}: Ezra's first partner has a gun BlatantLies: When the size of locals insist on playing a bazooka.dreary song on a concertina-like device before trading, Ezra glances awkwardly around the tent waiting for the song to end, then states earnestly, "That was beautiful!"


Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Damon and Creator/PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Ezra. Cee and her father are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.

It is based on a short film of the same name and was released at the 2018 South by Southwest film festival. Reviews were positive and Regal Cinema gave it a limited run in theaters in November 2018.

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Prospect ''Prospect'' is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that directed by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, and starring Sophie Thatcher, Creator/PedroPascal and Jay Duplass.

The story
follows a teen girl and her father girl, Cee (Thatcher), living on a mining space ship who joins her father, Damon (Duplass), on a prospecting venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Damon and Creator/PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Ezra. moon in search of precious gemstones. Cee and her father are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload mother lode and return to their ship in time for extraction, but extraction. Along the way, they encounter a smooth-talking prospector, Ezra (Pascal), and learn that they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.

It is based Based on a short film of the same name and was released name, the film premiered at the 2018 South by Southwest film festival. Reviews were positive positive, and Regal Cinema gave it a limited run in theaters in November 2018.



* AffablyEvil: Ezra is a bandit, but also very friendly to the person he's robbing.



* CassetteFuturism: features advanced, space-faring technology that has a design aesthetic from the 1970s and 1980s. Most portable devices are bulky and blocky, the protagonists use paper maps and notepads, and their spaceship features analog switches, keypads, tiny monochrome monitors and a general beige and earthtone color scheme.

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* CassetteFuturism: The film features advanced, space-faring technology that has a design aesthetic from the 1970s and 1980s. Most portable devices are bulky and blocky, the protagonists use paper maps and notepads, and their spaceship features analog switches, keypads, tiny monochrome monitors and a general beige and earthtone color scheme.



* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Damon, Cee's father, is one of the only two characters in the opening act of the film, but he dies and is replaced by Ezra for the remainder of the film]].



* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Cee's father takes drugs during his opening scene, establishing him as a somewhat unreliable parental authority.

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Cee's father EstablishingCharacterMoment:
** Cee is first seen listening to wild music, gazing out of a window and scribbling in her notebook while sitting in an otherwise stark room, establishing her need for escape from her present surroundings. She later confirms that she writes in her notebook as a means of escape.
** Damon
takes drugs during and drunkenly relates holding Cee in his opening scene, hand when she was born, establishing him as a somewhat unreliable parental authority.loving but flawed father.


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* MercyKill: Ezra delivers the final blow to [[spoiler:Damon]]. When Cee confronts him on the murder, he says that she is "technically" correct, suggesting that he views the action as a mercy kill.
* PetTheDog: The first indication that Ezra might not be completely irredeemable is when he tells Cee to blame him for the death of [[spoiler:Damon]] rather than herself.


* InjunCountry: The moon has its own natives, who live in isolated societies and have a completely distinct culture from visiting prospectors. Ezra's behavior is to walk on eggshells when around them, but they are also open to trade.

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* InjunCountry: The moon has its own natives, who live in isolated societies and have a completely distinct culture from visiting prospectors. When Ezra and Cee stumble into their territory, Ezra's behavior is to walk on eggshells when around them, eggshells, but they the natives are also open to trade.


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: The ending is very open and doesn't resolve a number of things:
** [[spoiler:Damon's debt is still unpaid, so what will Cee do about that?]]
** [[spoiler:Ezra has been critically wounded. We don't know if he's going to survive on the spaceship]].
** [[spoiler:What happened to the native family?]]
** [[spoiler:What's to become of the prisoner who broke free of the mercenaries?]]


* CassetteFuturism: Has a distinctly "used future / working class" aesthetic, drawing inspiration from 70s and 80s electronics and design.

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* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler:Cee's father is murdered and she misses out on a huge payday, but she manages to return to her ship. Meanwhile, Ezra has lost an arm and is critically wounded, but he's redeemed himself somewhat]].
* {{BFG}}: Ezra's first partner has a gun the size of a bazooka.
* CassetteFuturism: Has features advanced, space-faring technology that has a distinctly "used future / working class" aesthetic, drawing inspiration design aesthetic from 70s the 1970s and 80s electronics 1980s. Most portable devices are bulky and design.blocky, the protagonists use paper maps and notepads, and their spaceship features analog switches, keypads, tiny monochrome monitors and a general beige and earthtone color scheme.



* ChekhovsClassroom: Cee's father mentions a few pointers for how to extract the gems, establishing that making a mistake will destroy the gem. Cee ultimately tries to do it herself in the end [[spoiler:but fails, destroying the gem]].



* FantasticDrug: Cee finds and samples her father's stash [[spoiler:while processing his death and contemplating a future trapped on the green moon.]]
* GoldFever: A surprising number of people are willing to risk toxic atmosphere, acidic alien life and betrayal by other miners in pursuit of the alien gemstones, not to mention being stranded forever on an inhospitable moon if the extraction window closes...

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* EstablishingCharacterMoment: Cee's father takes drugs during his opening scene, establishing him as a somewhat unreliable parental authority.
* TheFaceless: Ezra's first partner is only seen with an opaque mask on. Because the character never speaks, it's not even clear what gender he/she is.
* FantasticDrug: Damon administers narcotic eyedrops to himself before bed. He also chews some kind of narcotic gum, which Cee eventually finds and samples her father's stash [[spoiler:while processing his death samples.
* FireForgedFriends: Cee
and contemplating a future trapped on Ezra. [[spoiler:Ezra kills Cee's father, but their fates are bound together, and by the green moon.]]
end, Cee rescues him when she could have simply left him behind]].
* GoldFever: A surprising number of people are willing to risk toxic atmosphere, acidic alien life and betrayal by other miners in pursuit of the alien gemstones, not to mention being stranded forever on an inhospitable moon if the extraction window closes... closes.



* SpaceWestern ''Prospect'' takes its cues from the gold rush era of the American west, down to its grizzled miner Ezra's quick draw and drawl.
* TheFaceless: Ezra's first partner, overlaps with TheVoiceless.

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* InjunCountry: The moon has its own natives, who live in isolated societies and have a completely distinct culture from visiting prospectors. Ezra's behavior is to walk on eggshells when around them, but they are also open to trade.
* SpaceWestern ''Prospect'' takes its cues from the gold rush era of the American west, West, down to its grizzled miner Ezra's quick draw and drawl.
* TheFaceless: TheSpeechless: Ezra's first partner, overlaps with TheVoiceless.partner never speaks. When Ezra meets Damon, he says that it's good to meet someone who talks, implying that his partner is unable to speak.


* CassetteFuturism: Has a distinctly "used future / working class" aesthetic, drawing inspiration from 80's & 90's electronics and design.

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* CassetteFuturism: Has a distinctly "used future / working class" aesthetic, drawing inspiration from 80's & 90's 70s and 80s electronics and design.


* SpaceWestern ''Prospect'' takes its cues from the gold rush era of the American west, down to its grizzled miner Damon's quick draw and drawl.

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* SpaceWestern ''Prospect'' takes its cues from the gold rush era of the American west, down to its grizzled miner Damon's Ezra's quick draw and drawl.


Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Ezra and Creator/PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Damon. Cee and Ezra are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.

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Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Ezra Damon and Creator/PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Damon. Ezra. Cee and Ezra her father are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.



* TheFaceless: Damon's first partner, overlaps with TheVoiceless.
* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: Damon is understandably disturbed by teenage Cee's utterly calm demeanor as she [[spoiler:amputates his infected arm with a bone saw.]]

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* TheFaceless: Damon's Ezra's first partner, overlaps with TheVoiceless.
* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: Damon Ezra is understandably disturbed by teenage Cee's utterly calm demeanor as she [[spoiler:amputates his infected arm with a bone saw.]]


Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Ezra and PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Damon. Cee and Ezra are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.

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Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Ezra and PedroPascal Creator/PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Damon. Cee and Ezra are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.


Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Ezra and Pedro Pascal as smooth-talking miner Damon. Cee and Ezra are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.

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Prospect is a 2018 space western/sci-fi film that follows a teen girl and her father on a mining venture to a verdant but inhospitable moon. Produced by Zeek Earl and Chris Caldwell, the film stars Sophie Thatcher as Cee, Jay Duplass as her profit-driven father Ezra and Pedro Pascal PedroPascal as smooth-talking miner Damon. Cee and Ezra are on a tight clock to find the rumored Queen's Lair motherload and return to their ship in time for extraction, but they aren't the only ones seeking a fast fortune and a secure ride home.

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