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Doppelganger (2003)

Dopperugengâ (original title)
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Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and on the verge of being fired from the research division of his company. His ... See full summary »

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Michio Hayasaki
Hiromi Nagasaku ...
Nagai Yuka
Yûsuke Santamaria ...
Kimishima
Masahiro Toda ...
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Hitomi Satô ...
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Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and on the verge of being fired from the research division of his company. His doppelganger appears to help him out of the rut he has created for himself. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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What if your worst nightmare...turned out to be you?


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »
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27 September 2003 (Japan)  »

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Disorganized trash....
28 September 2004 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

Well, where can I start? The first 50 minutes were building well... and then its like they had no story to continue and a 6 year old was making up the plot. I moderately liked Kurosawa's "Cure", but this had absolutely no point to it... certainly not one that I could distinguish. The guys from Mystery Theater 3000 would have torn all those massive plot holes apart at the seams. I began to suspect that it was turning into a comedy.... honestly. I don't think I have ever seen a film fall so abruptly flat on its face. I defy anyone to explain or even remember all the plot instances (how many times did people get bashed over the noggin with a pipe or wrench?). I really don't think there was any organization in this production.... ohh, and those split screens were not particularly innovative or purposeful. The film may be the worst I have seen in many years. It was ridiculous and absurd…


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