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Shattered Image (1998)

Traumatised rape victim Jessie (Anne Parillaud) is living a double life as a cool assassin on a mission and as a paranoid bride on her honeymoon.

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Brian
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Jessie Markham
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Paula / Laura
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Shop Clerk
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Lucy
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In New York, Jessie Markham is raped by a man with mask and now she is recovering from the rape and an attempted suicide. However her mind is confused and she lives two realities. In one life, she is a newly wed with Brian spending honeymoon in Jamaica with the guest Paula snooping around the couple. In the other life, she is a hit woman that executes men and Laura is her client that wants Brian killed. Which life is real? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Where does the dream end and reality begin?


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Rated R for violence, sexuality and some language | See all certifications »
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4 December 1998 (USA)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$31,859 (USA) (4 December 1998)

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$102,523 (USA) (8 January 1999)
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Juliette Binoche and Samantha Mathis were both considered for the lead role. See more »

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A highly intriguing, albeit flawed, psychodrama...
20 July 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This intriguing psychodrama bites off more than it can chew but presents a terrific alternative to the spate of "erotic" psychothrillers that the B-movie market usually has to offer. Parillaud plays twin doppelgangers that exist in parallel realities and could actually be the figment of each others' imaginations. Sounds promising? It is, and while I was waiting to be utterly confused at any moment, the plot lines held together pretty well. Director Raul Ruiz has had some practice at this, as anyone who has seen the utterly absorbing "Three lives and only one death" can attest. This movie is not of the same caliber in that the pacing of the denouement seems a bit off and involvement with the characters winds up seeming a bit distant. Others might argue that this was Ruiz' intent; in any case, the acting is proficient in a necessarily cold, unaffected way. (Baldwins seem to be better suited to this style of acting and I'm not really being snide in that I happen to think Alec is a terrific actor and Stephen an underrated one). If I gave more away it would be a disservice- rent this movie and figure it all out for yourself. Corkymeter says four stars out of five.


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