A has-been actor drops from public view and is presumed dead and when Hollywood decides to make a movie about his life, he decides to make a comeback by assuming another identity.

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A has-been actor drops from public view and is presumed dead and when Hollywood decides to make a movie about his life, he decides to make a comeback by assuming another identity.

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Arguably director/writer/actor Antony Alda's most famous role, made only a couple of years before his untimely death due to liver disease in 2009. (He was also known for his famous family, including half brother Alan.) See more »

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almost an almost good movie
7 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

one word. background music. this is a good low-budget Scott Bakula film if you were ever looking for one. some parts remind me of quantum leap. and boy do i love me some quantum leap, which is why i saw this one in the first place. i don't want to spoil the movie, but there is way too much background music. it's way too loud and in a good portion of the movie. the worst part about that is, it's the same tune the whole time! it was probably on the computer they edited this movie with. this being said, Scott Bakula was funny in this. there were a few times i almost lost it. if you were get a chance to see this movie, use your own judgment. i would not recommend this over a good film to watch. it's a risk you have to be willing to take.


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