When a historian from the year 2592 visits present day New York City, she has a lot to learn. Actually it’s not a planned visit. There was a time traveling accident and she was separated from her group and is alone in this world she has only read about.
The opening credits point out that the film is “based on characters from Lewis Carroll” rather than on his books. And the story that unfolds in this film is not from his writings—although at times it may reflect a bit of his way of playing with logic.
It seems that most every festival has a time travel conundrum, which I love. Something about the paradoxes involved appeals to me. This year at NBFF that is the French film House of Time
It doesn’t need the first-person, character camera-holding to make the film. The film stands alone without all that. Not to mention the touches most likely influenced by one of its producers – Michael Bay. Bay manages to add his own touch to the film as a producer. The only thing it lacked was an appearance by Megan Fox.