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Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about ... See full summary »

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Dan Merrick comes out from a shattering car accident with amnesia. He finds that he is married to Judith who is trying to help him start his life again. He keeps getting flashbacks about events and places that he can't remember. He meets pet shop owner and part time private detective Gus Klein who is supposedly done some work for him prior to the accident. Klein helps Merrick to find out more about his past and true identity. Written by Sami Al-Taher <staher2000@yahoo.com>

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A love he can't forget. A murder he can't remember.


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Rated R for sensuality, language and violence | See all certifications »

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11 October 1991 (USA)  »

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$11,511,031 (USA)
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Nicole Kidman tested for the female lead of Judith Merrick which in the end was cast with Greta Scacchi. See more »

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An asthma inhaler is not an aqualung. Klein could not have kept breathing underwater because he had his inhaler with him. It relies on mixing the steroids with the surrounding air; it doesn't itself provide oxygen. See more »

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Dan Merrick: It's me. Dan Merrick it's Dan Merrick
[Gus shines his torch at Dan Merrick's dead face]
Gus Klein: Oh, God.
[Dan staring astonishingly at Dan Merrick]
Gus Klein: This is insane... you must be... Jack Stanton
[he drops Dan's body and collapsed]
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The final revelation IS shattering...
6 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Petersen's skillful direction and a cleverly constructed script combine to make this a thoroughly entertaining and absorbing thriller. On the first viewing, you're likely to dismiss the shocking and unpredictable ending as "far-fetched" and "unbelievable" (at least that's what I did), but see it again and you'll realize that the story DOES stand up to scrutiny; there are no scenes that cheat the viewer here. Bob Hoskins steals the show as the likable private detective. And overall, this a movie worth seeing. (**1/2)


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