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Darkdrive (1997)

R  |   |  Action, Sci-Fi  |  18 August 1998 (USA)
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Set in some distant future, one man must restore order when a mainframe system crashes in a virtual reality prison where computers control the inmates' thoughts.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gian-Carlo Scandiuzzi ...
Matthew Stolopin (as Gian Carlo Scandiuzzi)
Claire Stansfield ...
Tilda
Nick Eldredge ...
Ken Allen
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Steven Falcon
Christian W.C. Ryser ...
Tech One
Suzanne Charnos ...
Tech Two
Barry Ross Rinehart ...
Tech Three
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Hacker
Thomas Craig Elliott ...
Tye (as Tom Elliott)
Natasha Roth ...
Little Girl
Natalie Scandiuzzi ...
Tammy
Kerry Skalsky ...
Clerk
Marcus Aurelius ...
Dayton
Larry Albert ...
Old Man
Eric Liddell ...
Byron
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In the near future, a new law has criminals sent to a virtual reality world as their prison, built by a shadowy corporation called Zircon based in Seattle. The designer of the system, Steven Falcon, realizes the danger of it being overloaded and of hackers who try to break in and steal files only to have the prisoners try to break out via that method. When Falcon threatens to quit the operation, he becomes marked for murder by his employers who force him to enter the Matrix virtual reality/afterlife to find the source of the danger of the system crashing. Written by Matt Patay

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Rated R for some strong violence and sexuality, and for language | See all certifications »

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18 August 1998 (USA)  »

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Darkdrive - Verschollen in der Matrix  »

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Quotes

Julie Falcon: Will they let you just walk away?
Steven Falcon: What else can I do?
Julie Falcon: That's what I'm afraid of.
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References Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (1962) See more »

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I Must Confess
(Zeak's Theme)
Written by Jim Goodwin
Performed by Gian Carlo Scandiuzzi
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Watch it for the music
11 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I agree that the plot is incomprehensible, but it takes you on a weird trip that can be fun. The music is worth the price of admission. The love theme was inspired, as was the entire score, by Eraserhead. It's a bit of a cross between Ennio Morricone and Angelo Badalimente. Hey, I'm not even Italian; I just love those guys. I put on the soundtrack around the house sometimes just to get into a trippy vibe. The later at night the better. I wrote this music right after Distorted Reality (composer tool) came out, and the score is a showcase of the DR samples. The true gem here is the vocal by Giancarlo. We had a great time writing and recording that song. Honestly, this is the best music I ever wrote for a film. Check it out!


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