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Franklin's Brain is a short, character driven sci-Ô¨Å about an individual desperate to Ô¨Ånd meaning in his life, many years after his death.
Set late in the 21st Century, reclusive Tom lives and works alone on a small scrap yard; his only companion, Franklin, is a box containing the thoughts and memories of a man born 1990. Obsessed by the mystery of his own death, Franklin asks Tom to dig up his bones where a clue to his death may lie. The desperate search to Ô¨Ånd meaning in our lives is explored through the dysfunctional, yet co-dependent, friendship between the two hopeless outsiders‚Äô story. Directed by Scott Quinn