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Incognito (1997)

R  |   |  Crime, Thriller  |  13 March 1998 (USA)
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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... See full summary »

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Harry Donovan
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Prof. Marieke van den Broeck
Thomas Lockyer ...
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
Joseph Blatchley ...
Prof. Scheerding
Paul Brennen ...
Det. Sgt. Steed
Olivier Pierre ...
Lecuyer
Peter Gale ...
Westerbrook
David Marrick ...
Bright
Dudley Sutton ...
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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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Crime | Thriller

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

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Peter Weller was the film's original director and was replaced shortly after filming started because of his criticism of James G. Robinson and the film's budget (he said, "Their idea of a budget, is going to a hot dog stand."). See more »

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When Harry Donovan is in Amsterdam and tries to buy painting in two different shops, both shop owners speak German and not Dutch. See more »

Quotes

Harry Donovan: I just don't understand why you guys have to sit here and piss on other people, let alone Rembrandt.
Cafe intellectual: Professor Scheerding *proved* that the painting, The Man With The Golden Helmet, is just a cheap fake.
Prof. Scheerding: I'm sure you know that, uh, in 1930 there were over 800 *supposed* Rembrandts.
Harry Donovan: And now we're down to 241, thanks to you and your friends - and dropping. So, bully for you! Every schoolkid's favorite picture is now junk, because some self-appointed windbag has said so. You know, the problem is, ...
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My all times favorite
24 May 2001 | by (Pakistan) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie more times than any other. There is something unusual about this movie: you like it but can not really figure out what exactly makes you feel that way. There is suspense and drama here. The direction is good and so is the part played by the actors. The story grips you almost from the beginning until the last scene. The movie lets you roam around the inner circles of art and forgery. Probably all this adds up to make it a movie that one enjoys watching, any time, all the time.


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