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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Robert Parigi (written by)
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Release Date:
8 September 2004 (France) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Some people are just made for each other.
Plot:
The twisted tale of Kenneth, socially insecure technical writer who forms an obsessive relationship with "Nikki"... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
5 wins & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
An Bleak, Original, Horror Film with Hints of Black Humour. See more (45 total) »

Cast

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Desmond Harrington ... Kenneth Winslow

Melissa Sagemiller ... Lisa Bellmer

Udo Kier ... Radley

Rip Torn ... Novak

Robert Bagnell ... Martin

Brad William Henke ... Dotson (as Brad Henke)

John Cassini ... Jason

Camille Guaty ... Counter Girl

Michael Peña ... Ramirez
Edie Mirman ... Saleswoman

Lyle Kanouse ... Stan

Ellen Greene ... Typing Supervisor
Opal Anchel ... Doris
John Joseph Burns ... Porn Clerk
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bryan Crump ... Mysterious Delivery Guy (uncredited)

Directed by
Robert Parigi 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Robert Parigi (written by)

Produced by
Alessandro Camon .... executive producer
Bruce Wayne Gillies .... line producer
Kathleen Haase .... producer
Lawrence Levy .... producer
Chris Miller .... post-production producer: Visionbox Media Group
Edward R. Pressman .... executive producer
John Schmidt .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nicholas Pike 
 
Cinematography by
Sidney Sidell 
 
Film Editing by
Troy Takaki 
 
Casting by
Sig De Miguel 
Amanda Mackey Johnson 
Cathy Sandrich  (as Cathy Sandrich Gelfond)
Wendy Weidman 
 
Production Design by
Trae King 
 
Art Direction by
Philip Godwin 
 
Set Decoration by
Beth Wooke 
 
Costume Design by
Victoria J. Auth  (as Victoria Auth)
 
Makeup Department
Lorraine Martin .... makeup artist
Brian Penikas .... department supervisor & sculptor
Brian Penikas .... special makeup effects artist
Richard Redlefsen .... key prosthetic makeup artist
Tracy Wilcox .... makeup department head
 
Production Management
Mimi Gillies .... production manager
Tony Murphy .... post-production supervisor: Visionbox Media Group
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jasmine Alhambra .... second assistant director
Otto Michael Penzato .... first assistant director (as Otto Penzato)
Jon-Paul Velasquez .... second assistant director (as J.P. Valasquez)
 
Art Department
Jorge Borrelli .... property master (as Jorge Gonzalez Borrelli)
James Clark .... on-set dresser
Keith Evans .... construction coordinator
Renee Reeser .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Pembrooke Andrews .... sound editor
Robert Backus .... boom operator
James Dehr .... sound mixer
Todd Morrissey .... adr mixer
Brad North .... sound designer
John Rotondi .... sound engineer
Cathie Speakman .... supervising adr editor
 
Special Effects by
Nicole Michaud .... production coordinator: Makeup & Monsters
Brian Penikas .... makeup & love doll effects
Brian Penikas .... special effects department supervisor
 
Stunts
Christopher Doyle .... stunt coordinator (as Chris Doyle)
Lisa Hoyle .... stunt double
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Earl Burnett .... director of photography: second unit (as John Burnett)
Janet Tracy Keijser .... still photographer
John T. Martin .... key grip
Andrew Robison .... best boy grip
Tony Rudenko .... playback operator
Kelly Travis .... camera loader (as Kelly Richard)
 
Casting Department
Edward C. Mendevil .... extras casting: pre-production
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Nazhat Hester .... set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Randy L. Anderson .... color timer
Shannon Baker .... post-production assistant
Angela M. Catanzaro .... assistant editor
Jonathan Miller .... post-production services (uncredited)
 
Music Department
William Cawley .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Matthew Ballard .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Emily Aaronson .... key set production assistant
Carla Braswell .... script supervisor
William Clark Coit III .... location manager (as William Coit)
Jonah Goldstein .... production assistant
S.J. Granai .... craft service
Gary Kauffman .... legal counsel
Lizette Kilmer .... production coordinator (as Lizette Jaimes)
Brendan MacDevette .... production assistant
Tony Rudenko .... computer graphics programmer
Jessica Shannon .... production accountant
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for violence, sexuality and language
Runtime:
Germany:84 min (Fantasy Film Fest) | USA:88 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
During the kidnapping scene, Melissa Sagemiller's fall was real.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: When Kenneth is first unwrapping Nikki, there are shots where there are differing amounts of Styrofoam packing material. One minute, a little, the next a lot.See more »
Quotes:
Kenneth Winslow:Relationships come and go, but plastination is forever!See more »
Movie Connections:
References The English Patient (1996)See more »

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7 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
An Bleak, Original, Horror Film with Hints of Black Humour., 15 June 2005
Author: Lucien Lessard from Canada

An young, terminally shy young man by the name of Kenneth (Desmond Harrington) is working for a Major Computer Company. His life is about to change, when his boss (Rip Torn) offers him a big bonus if he could make the changes of a complicated computer system. Usually Kenneth works alone but his boss makes him work with an young attractive woman by the name of Lisa (Melissa Sagemiller). Then Kenneth's Co-Workers (Brad William Henke & John Cassini) shows a Picture of a Photo-Realistic Sex Doll.

Then Kenneth finds this Sex Doll fascinating. So he decides to order the Sex Doll by bringing out his shyness towards woman. Also Kenneth has a crush on his co-worker Lisa. Once he receives the Sex Doll-Nikki, Kenneth makes the doll dress like Lisa and almost having a realistic romantic relationship with the doll. The one morning, Kenneth is completely changed and he can't tell from reality. Thinking that Nikki is alive in his mind. Kenneth has to find out, what is best for him. Is it the sex doll-Nikki or His attractive co-worker.

Written and Directed by Robert Parigi made a clever darkly funny thriller. Which this is Parigi's first film. Harrington gives an outstanding performance as Kenneth. Sagemiller is Cute as his beautiful co-worker (Sex-Doll Nikki from the Film is actually model after her). Cult Star:Udo Kier also has a bit part as the landlord.

This extremely low budget production was filmed in 18 days. This film is extremely well directed. This was Originally a Direct to Video Project but it got briefly released in theaters and film festivals. The Film won different awards from Three Festivals including tree for the director:Parigi for Intertional Critics Award, Premiere Award and Best Original Screenplay at the Gérardmer Film Festival and Malaga Intertional Week of Fantastic Cinema. Hannington won for Best Actor at the Malaga Intertional Week of Fantastic Cinema. Film Composer:Nicolas Pike won the Elmer Bernstein award at the Woodstock Film Festival.

DVD has an sharp anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1) transfer and an great-Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. DVD has two commentary tracks from the Cast and the Director:Parigi. DVD also has Four Featurettes, which they are entertaining. This film will go on to be a Cult Favorite. The film is a bit familiar to Lucky McKee's Underrated Black Comedy-May. This is a very good and unusual film. Great music score by Nicolas Pike (Stephen King's Sleepwalkers). One of the film's Executive Producers is Edward R. Pressman (Conan:The Barbarian, The Crow, Wall Street). (****/*****).

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