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Fear X (2003)

PG-13  |   |  Thriller  |  4 April 2003 (Denmark)
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When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry (Turturro), prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

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Cast

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Harry
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Kate
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Phil (as Stephen McIntyre)
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Agent Lawrence
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Ed (as Eugene M. Davis)
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Diner Cop
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Claire
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Ellen
Amanda Ooms ...
Prostitute
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Hotel Waitress
Frank Adamson ...
Adamson
Spencer Duncanson ...
Man
Dan K. Toth ...
Hotel Clerk
Jeffrey R. Lawrence ...
Sergeant Frank
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When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry (Turturro), prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

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The Past Can Never Be Rewound

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Thriller

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Rated PG-13 for intense thematic material | See all certifications »
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4 April 2003 (Denmark)  »

Also Known As:

Fear X - Im Angesicht der Angst  »

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$6,600,000 (estimated)
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As of 2013, it is director Nicolas Winding Refn's only PG-13 rated film. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Harry: Unit 14 here. I got a white, middle-aged male, he just took a cardigan and slipped it into his bag. Area A-91, over.
Control Room Guard: Copy. Got the suspect on camera. Over.
Harry: Stay on him, here I go...
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What is real and what is illusion?...
12 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film takes a few viewings, and you will still be puzzling over the theme. John Turturro is Harry Cain, a mall security guard mourning the death of his wife.

The film is very visual (the hotel in Montana was filmed by a renowned Kubrick photographer) Some scenes are ominous, and may remind you of "The Shining". The winter environment, Harry's work as an anonymous security guard, all seem to infer his alienation from reality. Also the house across the street, which he begins to fixate on, believing he saw his wife go into the house. Is he hallucinating, or is this really happening?.

The film starts slow, but is suspenseful and atmospheric. If you like psychological drama, you will truly enjoy this film. 9/10


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