The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
Original title: The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
Tagline: One day. Infinite possibilities.
Duration: 1h 39min
Vote average: 7
Vote count: 294
Production: Weed Road Pictures
Original language: en
Release date: 2021-02-12
Director: Ian Samuels
Actors: Jermaine Harris, Kathryn Newton, Kyle Allen
DVD Covers, 2021, Custom Covers, Fantasy, Romance
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things 2021 – Movie Summary
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things 2021 DVD Cover. The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop.
Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, setting out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect. What follows is a love story with a fantastical twist, as the two struggle to figure out how — and whether — to escape their never-ending day.
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things 2021 – Synopsis
“The Map of Tiny Perfect Things,” written by Lev Grossman (The Magicians) and directed by Ian Samuels (Sierra Burgess Is a Loser), is set in one of those cutely small American towns where the main street is full of quaint shops and all is blandly satisfying.
It’s so cool that Mark (Kyle Allen), a high school student, hasn’t minded reliving the same 24 hours for 1,000 days. He has a set schedule for the day: he gets up and banters with his younger sister, butts heads with his father (Josh Hamilton), skips and jumps into school, avoiding injuries and other minor mishaps along the way, and then just wanders around.
He goes to the local pool, plays video games with his best friend Henry (Jermaine Harris), or steals construction equipment to push down the highway. He’ll eventually return home, where he’ll have another debate with his father over his desire to attend art school rather than regular college.
The day then resets—time rewinds, events move backward, colors leech out of Mark’s surroundings and spiral upward into the sky—at midnight, his body falls asleep immediately, and the day resets—time rewinds, events move backward, colors leech out of Mark’s surroundings and swirl upward into the sky. It’s still the same when he gets up the next day.
Much of this repetition makes Mark sound like he’s the only one awake, and as a result, he’s cockier—he calls himself Sherlock Holmes and claims to be intuitive.
He may be the only one on the planet who is truly alive. Before he runs into Margaret (Kathryn Newton), a woman with a bulky sweatshirt, aviator shades, and a don’t-mess-with-me mentality who interrupts his day.
Their first encounter comes when she interrupts him as he is flirting with another young lady, and Mark is instantly enthralled. What has she been up to during the day? What lies has she discovered in town that he has yet to discover? Shouldn’t they be sharing this everlasting time together if they’re stuck in it?