Tim is a shy but brilliant 16-year-old who has a natural talent for sport. But the great pressure he is under pushes him to the edge, where human limits reach the point of no return.
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Influenced by Gus Van Sant and an admirer of Steven Spielberg, this young director has created in 1:54 a masterful debut feature film about bullying in the school environment.
Thanks to actors with tremendous sincerity and an escalating tension, 1:54 gets under our skin and won’t let go. We suffer along with Tim, we feel his hope... And we’re left dazed after an ending that hits us like a punch in the gut.