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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
Jacqueline Ramel ...
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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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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The thought map of Harry Caine is inspired by the thought maps that Nicolas Winding Refn puts up on his wall when starting a new film project. 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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Strong Turturro performance
6 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

John Turturro (Barton Fink, Quiz Show, and, of course, Monk) can be depended upon to give memorable performances, but this one stands out as one of his best.

I am not familiar with the work of Danish director Nicolas Winding Refn (Bleeder, Pusher II), but if this is an indication of his work, he should be examined further. This was a noir mystery that appears to bring out love or hate from those who view it. It is confusing and mysterious and leaves some questions unanswered, but Turturro's quest keeps us interested.

Also features Deborah Kara Unger (Emile, Payback).


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