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Suture (1993)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 24 August 1994 (France)
After his brother tries to kill him, a man survives only to find himself in another man's body.
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Clay Arlington
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Dr. Max Shinoda
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Alice Jameson
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Vincent Towers
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Lt. Weismann
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Mrs. Lucerne
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Sidney Callahan
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Dr. Fuller (as Sandy Gibbons)
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Detective Joe
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Nurse Stevens (as Sandra Lafferty)
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Mel Coleman ...
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Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill him with a car bomb and pass the corpse off as his own, planning to start a new life elsewhere with his father's inheritance. But Clay survives the blast and has his face, memory and identity restored in hospital... but are they the right ones? Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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A thriller where nothing is black and white.

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Drama | Thriller

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$102,780
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2.35 : 1
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Directorial debut of both Scott McGehee and David Siegel. See more »

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Ring of Fire
Written by Merle Kilgore and June Carter Cash (as June Carter)
Performed by Tom Jones
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I loved it! Hitchcock would be proud!
1 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

Very excellent film. The choice of black and white to shoot the film was a very good idea. So was the casting of the 2 brothers. I believe they are chosen to look completely different (although in the narrative they are supposed to look identical) is that the director/writer wanted to show how different their personalities are. Perhaps this could not have been conveyed so easily if 2 actual twins were cast. The dreams with the metaphorical flashback triggers were very clver, i.e. needles in the arm/Needles the town. They don't make films this thrilling anymore unfortunately. Hitchcock couldn't have done this any better.

Anyway, this was an excellent film, check it out.


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