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The Sticky Fingers of Time (1997)

A writer, Tucker Harding, is hired to cover an article on the hydrogen-bomb test, Nevada, 1952. While there, radiation mutates her code/soul, spawning in her the ability to travel through ... See full summary »

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A writer, Tucker Harding, is hired to cover an article on the hydrogen-bomb test, Nevada, 1952. While there, radiation mutates her code/soul, spawning in her the ability to travel through time by force of will. Not long after she is murdered by a woman from the future, Ofelia, intent on securing her own ability to time travel. However, before her death Tucker travels to the year 1997 where she meets Drew, a failed writer who has been infected with Tuckers original mutation since birth. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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2 June 2000 (Spain)  »

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Az idő ujjai  »

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$250,000 (estimated)

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$1,610 (USA) (8 January 1999)

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$18,195 (USA) (9 April 1999)
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Ofelia: Didn't anyone tell you about my tail? I engineered it myself, a fully prehensile extension of my vertebrae.
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a great noir!
27 January 2000 | by (San Francisco, CA) – See all my reviews

I'd highly recommend this for noir fans--a great twist on the genre, with its additions of time-travel and backwards-to-forwards plotline and lesbianism. The first scene, naturally, makes you say, "How'd that happen?" and the rest of the story is how you saw what you saw in the first minute. Shows "12 Monkeys" what it could have been if it had had any guts at all.


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