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Suture (1993)

Not Rated | | Drama, Thriller | 24 August 1994 (France)
After his brother tries to kill him, a man survives only to find himself in another man's body.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Clay Arlington
... Dr. Renee Descartes
... Dr. Max Shinoda
... Alice Jameson
... Vincent Towers
... Lt. Weismann
... Mrs. Lucerne
... Sidney Callahan
... Dr. Fuller (as Sandy Gibbons)
Mark DeMichele ... Detective Joe
... Nurse Stevens (as Sandra Lafferty)
Capri Darling ... Soprano
... Ticket Agent
Laura Groppe ... Sportswoman
Mel Coleman ... Sportsman
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Brothers Vincent (rich) and Clay (poor) meet up for the first time after their father's funeral and remark on how similar they look. But unknown to Clay, who thinks his life is taking a turn for the better, Vince is actually plotting to kill him with a car bomb and pass the corpse off as his own, planning to start a new life elsewhere with his father's inheritance. But Clay survives the blast and has his face, memory and identity restored in hospital... but are they the right ones? Written by Michael Brooke <michael@everyman.demon.co.uk>

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A thriller where nothing is black and white.

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$102,780
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Directorial debut of both Scott McGehee and David Siegel. See more »

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References Double Indemnity (1944) See more »

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Tu que di gel
from "Turandot"
By Giacomo Puccini
Performed by Capri Darling
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A classic overlooked
3 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

A few years ago a friend and I were picking out a movie to watch. Since we had seen just about everything we decided to give this movie a try. The film ended up being a huge surprise to us, clever, well shot and nicely paced, with strong acting. This film is overflowing with Hitchcock style themes and also has a 1960s Twilight Zone feel to it. This was also the first time I have seen Dennis Haysbert (24, All State Commercials) in a film and he does a fantastic job. Some of the compositions and the overall cinematography are also handled with skill with some shots being smartly composed. What really made a lasting impression was the way the film handles reality, and the reality that the camera sees. Don't let the silly title and the black and white film stock keep you away from this unique movie.


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