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When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own. Fearing for his sanity, Eddy contacts ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Eddy Kay / Oliver Dykstra
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Dr. Anna Nolmar
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Ms. Blue
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Mr. Phillips
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Col. Taylor
Raymond St. Jacques ...
Det. Sanchez
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Mr. Brown
Jim Maniaci ...
Mr. Grey
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Mr. Redd
Carlos Palomino ...
Mr. Green
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Mr. Black (as Ray Mancini)
David Arnott ...
Stan
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Landlady
Sharon Schaffer ...
Woman with Baby
Harvey Fisher ...
Dean Jordan
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Storyline

When someone tries to murder watchmaker Eddy Kay, the incident triggers a barrage of nightmares and flashbacks into a past that isn't his own. Fearing for his sanity, Eddy contacts psychiatrist Dr. Anna Nolmar for help. Anna thinks he's hallucinating until another attack proves the dangers are all too real. The two of them go on the run, trying to discover the truth about Eddie's past and true identity before it kills them. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Rated R for graphic violence, strong sensuality, and for sporadic strong language | See all certifications »
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23 August 1991 (Portugal)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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The studio wanted Chuck Norris or Jean-Claude Van Damme to play the role of Eddy Kay. Avi Nesher fought to keep Michael Biehn and Biehn even took a pay cut to show his dedication to the picture. See more »

Goofs

As Eddie leaves Dr. Nolmar's building with her he gets out the elevator and turns to the front door, seeing the men hunting him he turns back. In this short period of time the elevator has delivered her to the basement and returned. The door opens immediately he presses the call button. See more »

Quotes

Eddie Kaye: [talking at the phone with Det. Sanchez, stunned] I'm not Eddy Kay.
Dr. Anna Nolmar: What did he say? What did he say?
Eddie Kaye: That I'm not Eddy Kay.
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Overlooked, great film
29 April 1999 | by (White Plains) – See all my reviews

When I saw this film, I thought "Wow, this guy might be the next James Cameron." Perhaps a bit of an overstatement, but director Avi Nesher has a sharp, distinctive action style, and a flair for technology and attention to detail. This is a rough, tough action film, with touches of science fiction thrown in. Performances are decent, although Michael Biehn still seems stuck in Kyle Reese/Dwayne Hicks mode. Unfortunately, Nesher went on to do a bunch of straight-to-video films, the interesting "Doppleganger" and produced a batch, the only decent one being "Automatic" which he didn't direct, but certainly has his style imprinted on it. I'm hoping he hasn't given up on his dream sci-fi project, "Hammerheads" which I've heard about years ago.


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