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Split (1989)

Unrated | | Drama , Sci-Fi | 24 March 1989 (USA)
Sci-fi story about a man (Timothy Dwight) on the run from a Big Brother-like security force.

Director:

Chris Shaw

Writers:

Chris Shaw, Joan Bechtel (additional dialogue)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Timothy Dwight Timothy Dwight ... Starker
Joan Bechtel Joan Bechtel ... Susan / Woman in Gallery
John J. Flynn John J. Flynn ... The Artist (as John Flynn)
Chris Shaw Chris Shaw ... Agency Director
John Martel John Martel ... Agent #1
Jack Wiley Jack Wiley ... Agent #2
Barbara Horscraft Barbara Horscraft ... Cafe Customer
Debra Gordon ... Cafe Customer
Rusty Lapioli Rusty Lapioli ... Cafe Worker
Ray Bancharian Ray Bancharian ... Cafe Bouncer
Jim Yates Jim Yates ... Transient
George Amis George Amis ... Art Critic
Rod Schoenlank Rod Schoenlank ... Art Critic
Wendy Bowers Wendy Bowers ... Woman in Gallery (as Wendy Bower)
Rebecca Rae Adams Rebecca Rae Adams ... Woman in Gallery (as Rebecca Adams)
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Sci-fi story about a man (Timothy Dwight) on the run from a Big Brother-like security force.

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Taglines:

It's the cracked ones that let the light into the world

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tudathasadás See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Cruz, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Starker Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

His bit part as the evangelist became the final film appearance for Gene Evans. See more »

Quotes

Agency Director: You think this guy Starker is nothing? You're right! He is nothing!He gets nothing out of life so he fixates on some trinket and decides it's precious. It's ridiculous. But it's dangerous. There are over a billion losers out there who all want to believe they're something. Some guy says he found the answer? That's how it starts. Religion. Health food. Aerobics. Pantyhose. Anything... Everything to distract them from the fact that they're bored, meaningless, impotent nothings waiting to die. ...
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Connections

References Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) See more »

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Idiot Movie
7 November 2009 | by raym041169See all my reviews

The movie is idiotic and is obviously geared towards persons who are into using drugs. The part at the end where he has some kind of petry dish that he is trying to put in the water - and then, the LSD-like effects over the film with the echoing of "Things are changing?" Is it some type of twisted, drug-using radical 'fantasy'? of the main character possibly putting a psychotropic or hallucinogenic drug in the water supply of that city in the movie? It's mad, in fact, maddening. Throw this movie in the trash where it belongs with the drugs the makers used while making it.

FYI: LSD was synthesized in 1937 by a Swiss chemist. The monster Hitler, in the monster's bunker, actually used a multitude of psychotropic drugs, possibly including LSD.


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