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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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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

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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 »

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Transient: You had the rise of the first Great Age and then a fall into chaos. And then a rise again: the Classical Age and then another fall: The Dark Ages. And then a rise again: The Renassance and right on into the Modern Age. And now we are on the brink of the fall that could end everything.
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References Pee-wee's Big Adventure (1985) See more »

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Tender Situation
19 March 2006 | by gtbarabasSee all my reviews

If you Listen to Ween (The Pod, God/Satan), then you know what's going on with "Split" I found that watching the film under the influence of LSD helped to deal with Audio/Video tracers from fantastic editing job. The plot was only important from second to second. The acid helped to interact with the sounds, subliminal and general pace of this masterpiece. Don't bother writing about something out of your comprehension's reach...There just isn't enough of these great independent attempts at expression at it's most raw , amateur level. I dare anyone to make a movie that can equally Mess with my head and change the way I look at visual arts and the world's reality. Not to mention the many realities that haven't yet been explored by this humans mind. I love the vision of Chris Shaw. I also appreciate the texturing terroristic film "The Begotten" by E. Elias Merhige.


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