A 14,000-year-old college professor notices that he has finally started showing signs of aging. Meanwhile, four of his students get suspicious of him and start investigating his past.
“The Man from Earth: Holocene” is a 2017 science fiction drama film directed by Richard Schenkman. It is a sequel to the 2007 film “The Man from Earth,” which was written by Jerome Bixby. The movie features David Lee Smith reprising his role as John Oldman, a man who claims to be a 14,000-year-old Cro-Magnon man.
In “Holocene,” John Oldman is now living in hiding, as he fears that his secret will be exposed to the world. However, his past catches up with him when a group of students discover his secret and try to unravel the truth behind his story.
The movie explores themes such as the nature of immortality, the limits of knowledge, and the role of storytelling in shaping human history. It received mixed reviews from critics, with some praising its philosophical themes and others criticizing its low budget and lack of action.
Overall, “The Man from Earth: Holocene” is a thought-provoking film that raises interesting questions about the nature of human existence and the power of storytelling.