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Director:
Writers:
Ken Furusawa (written by) &
Kiyoshi Kurosawa (written by)
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Release Date:
27 September 2003 (Japan) See more »
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Tagline:
What if your worst nightmare...turned out to be you?
Plot:
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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Cast

  (in credits order)

Kôji Yakusho ... Michio Hayasaki
Hiromi Nagasaku ... Nagai Yuka
Yûsuke Santamaria ... Kimishima
Masahiro Toda ... Aoki
Hitomi Satô ... Takano
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Akira Emoto
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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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dopperugengâ" - Japan (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for violence and language
Runtime:
107 min | France:100 min
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6 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
disappointed beyond my ability to express, 6 April 2005
Author: ned38 from United States

i probably shouldn't comment on this, as i turned it off an hour into it. absolutely unwatchable. i loved "cure", kurosawa's previous outing with the great koji yakusho, but this one was a mess through and through. it's like they didn't know what to do with it. the premise, about a man who meets his exact double, is nearly foolproof. there're so many ways to approach it, i really can't believe they couldn't make at least a decent movie out of this. but right from the beginning, the tone is all over the place and the plot just completely meanders. even yakusho's acting is weak (never thought i'd have to write that). not good.

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