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Incognito (1997)

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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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Cast

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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
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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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13 March 1998 (USA)  »

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Farlig identitet  »

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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 »

Goofs

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

Alastair Davies: I want you to paint me... a Rembrandt.
Harry Donovan: [pause] But only Rembrandt can paint Rembrandt.
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Referenced in An Interview with John Ottman (2002) See more »

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Very Clever, Very Entertaining
14 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

You are roped into this movie within the first few minutes. It is very clever, entertaining, historical and informative. The acting is superb. I've watched this movie four times so far and would watch it again tonight to share it with someone special. My wife never watches a movie more than once but has viewed this one three times. Her comment was that there is something about this movie that makes you want to see it again.

They should have eliminated the scene with the telephone booth because the lock on the outside of the booth made no sense at all. I don't know what they were thinking. But if you can overlook this one flaw you are in for a real treat. Ignore the few pans above and trust the people that gave it good reviews. My recommendation is that you buy the movie instead of renting it because you will want to watch it again and again. By the way, this is the first movie I have ever been tempted to submit a review for.


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