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Possible Worlds (2000)

 -  Mystery | Sci-Fi | Crime  -  13 July 2001 (UK)
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A man lives in parallel worlds, falling in love with the same woman, while the police hunt down a serial killer who steals brains.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joyce
Tom McCamus ...
George Barber
Sean McCann ...
Inspector Berkley
Gabriel Gascon ...
Kleber / Doctor
Griffith Brewer ...
Caretaker
Daniel Brooks ...
Bob
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Police Officer
Mariah Inger ...
Johnson
Laurent Imbault ...
Darkroom Technician
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Jocelyn
Eric Hoziel ...
Axxon Security
Simon Lee ...
No-Nose Man
Clément Cormier ...
Housekeeper
Sylvie Rousseau ...
Housekeeper's wife
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A man lives in parallel worlds, falling in love with the same woman, while the police hunt down a serial killer who steals brains.

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When George and Joyce are talking outside the beach house, the shutters on the windows are closed, but when they jump down on the grass, they are open. See more »

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George Barber: Well i could hardly say I have a memory Doctor.
Kleber: Why not?
George Barber: Well it would be more accurate to say that... in the collection of people that I call me, a memory occurs
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Pleasurable
26 June 2006 | by (nova scotia) – See all my reviews

Science Fiction is hooey, and so too is multi-dimensionality, which is, from what I've heard, the latest theoretical craze in philosophy. These elements may be highlighted in "Possible Worlds"; they can be used to categorize the film. I, contrarily, would rather not fix my viewpoint on "Possible Worlds" while referring to film texts (science fiction), or to texts of philosophy (multi-dimensionality).

I enjoyed Possible Worlds as a whole, and my explanation of what made it enjoyable is inexact. There was a unearthly mood to it, a friction of impossible magnitudes. And then there was the score. Peter Gabriel's contribution mystified "Possible Worlds," a necessity, we may say in hindsight. The film's captured images similarly aided mystification. I didn't at all get the feeling the director was slipping in pictures from a "nature calendar." It seemed "Possible Worlds'" imagery was that of solitary reflection, they were of the detached mind, when memory overrules whatever continuity we're surrounded by. Individuals sat alone, in their minds.

I suppose "Possible Worlds" isn't an everyman's film. And it should not be. It should not find a category whereby it becomes easily approachable.


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