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Ken Furusawa (written by) &
Kiyoshi Kurosawa (written by)
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Release Date:
27 September 2003 (Japan) See more »
What if your worst nightmare...turned out to be you?
Hayasaki is an inventor working on an Artificial Body. It is not going well and he is stressed out and... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Kôji Yakusho ... Michio Hayasaki
Hiromi Nagasaku ... Nagai Yuka
Yûsuke Santamaria ... Kimishima
Masahiro Toda ... Aoki
Hitomi Satô ... Takano
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Akira Emoto

Directed by
Kiyoshi Kurosawa 
Writing credits
Ken Furusawa (written by) &
Kiyoshi Kurosawa (written by)

Produced by
Motoo Kawabata .... producer
Takayuki Nitta .... producer
Atsushi Sato .... producer
Atsuyuki Shimoda .... producer
Cinematography by
Noriyuki Mizuguchi 
Film Editing by
Kiyoshi Kurosawa 
Masahiro Ônaga 

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Also Known As:
"Dopperugengâ" - Japan (original title)
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Rated R for violence and language
107 min | France:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.20 : 1 See more »
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10 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Nice entertaining two hours, 12 July 2004
Author: Rocco3000 from Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Nothing wrong with this movie, but nothing particularly special about it either. It was a nice little drama, with some action, comedy and scary stuff added in for spice.

It is all about one man's struggle to try and get what he really wants out of life (quit his job he hates, getting the pretty girl, etc), but never does. So his doppelganger (not necessarily evil, more like the person he always wanted to be, but was afraid of becoming) comes along and does it for him.

Great acting, direction (great split screen usage), and an alright plot line keep you interested and entertained. Well worth seeing.


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