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A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III (2012)

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A graphic designer's enviable life slides into despair when his girlfriend breaks up with him.

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Izzy
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Charlie Dancing Double
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Lindsey McLevis ...
Lindsey
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Maria-Carla
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Josephine
August Culligan ...
Nephew August
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A graphic designer's enviable life slides into despair when his girlfriend breaks up with him.

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Handsome. Brilliant. Heartbroken.

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Rated R for language and some nudity | See all certifications »

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First theatrical release for distributor A24 See more »

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In the beginning of the shot where Charles runs into traffic at night while fleeing from security, there is a modern-day taxi in the distance. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.83 (2013) See more »

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So Much Music
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Being Charlie Sheen
17 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

Well that's how the movie might have been promoted. But while "Being John Malkovich" actually was funny and enticing, this might have one good scene in it (involving Cowboys). It tries hard to be quirky, casting Bill Murray helps with that. But Charlie Sheen who is playing the character Charles Swan does not cut it. I like quite a lot of Charlies movies he has done. But he can't pull this one off (meta or not).

The problem of the movie therefor relies not in its incoherence (it has somewhat of a straight story line in between all the dream sequences or whatever you want to call them), rather in the lack of "good" incoherence. There is system and a plan when it comes to madness and trying to explore the mind as again "Being John Malkovich" has proved. Charlie Kaufman (another Charlie) is better suited in portraying this. I would suggest not wasting your time on this


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