What if you lived in a world without money?
A world where technology was truly advanced?
A world with no borders?
A world without war?
For billionaire shareholder Benjamin Michaels, that world is about to become his reality.
When Ben comes down with a terminal cancer in the year 2014, he undergoes cryopreservation to preserve his body until a cure can be found. 98 years later, he wakes up to the shock of a lifetime: money and capital are gone, all goods and services are freely exchanged, and everyone now works to protect and preserve the planet rather than destroy it. Is this the so-called communist future he had always feared would come to fruition?
Or is this world truly an unprecedented paradise?
But as utopian as this world seems, it still has its share of problems. Ben is about to find out exactly what those problems are – and whom…
A movie in the making
Waking Up movie was started as an open source project in 2011 and now has a full first draft ready of the screenplay. You can comment on it and give suggestions directly in the screenplay.
The film project is aimed at a global audience, depicting a positive future world that works for everyone. Our aim is to make this movie a global blockbuster, showing people all over the world that a different future is possible and inspire and motivate as many as possible to create this future today.
A positive future
Waking Up is an open source science fiction movie about a positive future for humanity, for a change. In the year 2112, the world has gone through massive changes towards the positive. Both technology and human values has developed into a whole new world, positive in all aspects for humanity.
One of the aspects is that money and property is gone, and people do things for other reasons than hoarding wealth. Waking Up is about Ben’s experiences in this world and the difficulties he faces in waking up to this new reality.