Since OASIS, the world created in this film, is a virtual reality, it gives the film-makers a lot of creative license to include references to other fantasy worlds.
For most students featured in Pearls, this is their very first publication and first public reading—in some cases, the firsts of many in their writing careers.
“I tried to gather as many stories I could that had to do with the past and present of the Fraser River.” – Artist Emilie Crewe
There were many moments where I felt like I wasn’t just playing against the other players, but the game itself as well.
“The cast are tremendous. Their courage is inspiring as they are bringing to life so many intense, hilarious, and moving moments.” – Director Claire Fogal
For fans of the series, it’s a lovely but bittersweet send-off to these two fan-favourite characters, and worth upgrading to the deluxe edition for.