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Amnesia: The James Brighton Enigma -- Inspired by a true story, Amnesia tells the story of a young man (Dusan Dukic) who wakes up on a Montreal street knowing nothing about himself, except that he's gay.


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An American is found naked and amnesiac in a vacant parking lot in Montreal in 1998. He says his name is James Brighton... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Dusan Dukic ... James Brighton / Matthew Honeycutt

Tyler Hall ... Le meneur

Derek Lebrero ... Acolyte #1

Maurizio Terrazzano ... Acolyte #2
Karyne Lemieux ... Sylvie
Philippe Provencher ... Policier à l'hôpital
Claudine Paquette ... Réceptionniste à l'hôpital
Neil De Albuquerque ... Préposé
Enrica Boucher ... Patiente
Karine Lavergne ... Infirmière
Louise Laprade ... Geneviève Marler
Ginette Boivin ... Dr. Montoya
Stefan Perrault ... Lieutenant Marcel Beaupré
Norman Helms ... Félix Blain
Henri Pardo ... Dominique
Louis Mauffette ... Bénévole S.O.S. Gai (as Louis-Olivier Mauffette)
Patrice D'Aragon ... Ami au bar
Étienne Meunier ... Client au bar
Paul-Antoine Taillefer ... Animateur TVK
Matt Holland ... Bob Williams
Eric Cabana ... Inspecteur Christian Leclerc (as Éric Cabana)
François Dupuy ... Reporter TQA
Mariah Inger ... Bobbie
Fernand Rainville ... Me Maurice Laurent
L. Kalo Gow ... Tante de Matthew Honeycutt
Helen King ... Journaliste
Charlot ... Charlie le chien

Bruce Ramsay ... Carl Honeycutt
Andrea Revel ... Chanteuse gospel
Peter Xirogiannis ... Musicien #1
Dave Lines ... Musicien #2
John Dodge ... Musicien #3

Holly G. Frankel ... Emma (as Holly Gauthier-Frankel)
Steven Turpin ... Le 'vrai' James Brighton

Julian Casey ... Brendan

Directed by
Denis Langlois 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bertrand Lachance 
Denis Langlois 

Produced by
Bertrand Lachance .... producer
Denis Langlois .... producer
Original Music by
Peter Xirogiannis 
Cinematography by
Larry Lynn 
Film Editing by
Denis Langlois 
Costume Design by
Corinne Montpetit 
Sound Department
Louis Hone .... sound re-recording mixer
Steve F.B. Smith .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby
Music Department
Simon Wayland .... composer: additional music
Other crew
Claudia Bérubé .... set production assistant

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Canada:90 min
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Canada:13+ | Canada:13+ (original rating)
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12 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Quite a good film, 29 March 2006
Author: nard-5 from Australia

I just saw this film on DVD and thought it was very good. Based on true events the story tells of an American man found naked on a park bench in Monreal who has no idea who is is or how he got there. He is taken to hospital where he eventually realizes that he is gay and his name is James Brighton. The search is then on to find this man's identity since no one has reported him lost. He is taken in by a gay support group who help him find out who James Brighton is...which we find out is not this man. Has he stolen an identity or is he really amnesic? And who is the real James Brighton?

Shot mostly on video the quality is quite good as is the acting. The film is in both French and English with English subtitles were required.

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