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A Scanner Darkly (2006) Sci-Fi Movie Review

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A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Set in a not-too-distant future where America has lost its "war" on drugs, Fred, an undercover cop, is one of many people hooked on the popular drug, Substance D, which causes its users to develop split personalities. Fred is obsessed with taking down Bob, a notorious drug dealer, but due to his Substance D addiction, he does not know that he is also Bob. Based on a classic novel by Philip K. Dick. Starring Keanu Reeves ("Constantine," "The Matrix" trilogy), Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Winona Ryder ("Girl, Interupted," "Mr. Deeds"), Academy Award and Emmy-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Robert Downey Jr. ("Good Night, And Good Luck" "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"), and Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee and Emmy-winner Woody Harrelson ("North Country," "The People vs. Larry Flynt"). Directed by Academy Award-nominee Richard Linklater ("Before Sunset," "Dazed and Confused"). Filmed in live-action, and then animated using the same critically acclaimed process that Linklater used in his previous film, "Waking Life."

Synopsis:

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

About A Scanner Darkly (2006)

Title: A Scanner Darkly
Year: 2006
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Woody Harrelson, Jason Douglas, Hugo Perez, Rory Cochrane, Lisa Marie Newmyer, Ken Webster, Mitch Baker, Sean Allen, Rommel Sulit, Cliff Haby, Dameon Clarke, Steven Chester Prince, Christopher Ryan, Natasha Valdez, Leila Plummer, Mark Turner, Chamblee Ferguson, Angela Rawna, Marco Perella, Eliza Stevens, Joe Basquez, Sarah Menchaca, Melody Chase, Leif Anders, Turk Pipkin, Alex Jones, Wilbur Penn
Director: Richard Linklater
Reviewer:
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Published:
Avg. Rating: 3/5 stars from 5 users. Reviews: 5.
Genre: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Animation
MPAA Rating: R



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