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Incognito (1997)

Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are... See full summary »

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Harry Donovan
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Prof. Marieke van den Broeck
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Alastair Davies
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Turley (prosecutor)
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Iain Ill
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White (defense attorney)
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Deeks
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Milton A. Donovan
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Agachi
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Prof. Scheerding
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Det. Sgt. Steed
Olivier Pierre ...
Lecuyer
Peter Gale ...
Westerbrook
David Marrick ...
Bright
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Harry Donovan is an art forger who paints fake Rembrandt picture for $500,000. The girl he meets and gets into bed with in Paris, Marieke, turns out to be an arts expert Harry's clients are using to check the counterfeit picture he painted. Written by Anonymous

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Harry Donovan is a master in the art of deception... trapped in a lie so perfect even the truth can't save him.

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

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13 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Farlig identitet  »

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There is a scene in the film where Harry Donovan finds out about the death of his father (played by Rod Steiger) from heart failure in a newspaper clipping. The date of death given was Tuesday, July 9. Rod Steiger died five years later on Tuesday, July 9, 2002 of pneumonia and kidney failure. See more »

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Harry Donovan and his father talks in the phone about the exchange rate between US Dollars and Dutch Guilders. Later on, when still in Amsterdam, Harry buys some sort of old painting in a shop. He pays however, in German Marks. See more »

Quotes

Harry Donovan: Do you have any money?
Prof. Marieke van den Broeck: Why, you want to steal it?
Harry Donovan: Yes.
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Referenced in An Interview with John Ottman (2002) See more »

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1 October 1998 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

A bit of a pleasant surprise (considering its lack of theatrical release in the NY area), Incognito is a fairly involving drama/thriller involving a disturbed artist who's gotten so entangled in the underworld of art forgery he's never formed an identity of his own...he does a great Rembrandt, but Irene Jacob spots it as a fake, which both infuriates and attracts him...a murder occurs and the pursuit is on, with him trying to clear his name and trying to become a "real" artist...Patric is a little too brooding and pouty, making him hard to like for much of the film (C. Sheen or J. Depp could make him a much more sympathetic "bad" boy), but beautiful location work (widescreen, too -- I saw the laserdisc -- on video it's probably a mess) and the lovely & talented Ms. Jacob make it a surprisingly unique experience...check it out.


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