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Shadow of Destiny (2001)

Shadow of Memories (original title)
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A young man, his name is Eike Kusch, walks out of a coffee shop somewhere in Europe and gets stabbed in the back by an unknown person. But he is not dead. He wakes up in a bizarre room and ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Scott Keck ... Eike (voice)
Jeanne Hartmann Jeanne Hartmann ... Margarete / Daughter Of Woman 1 (voice)
Julie Parker Julie Parker ... Dana (voice)
Jim Singer Jim Singer ... Hugo / Young Man 2 / Pedestrian 3 (voice)
Bruce Robertson Bruce Robertson ... Eckart / Wagner / Alfred / Barman (voice)
Sheila R. Rose Sheila R. Rose ... Sibylla (voice) (as Sheila Rose)
Doug Boyd Doug Boyd ... Oleng / Photographer / Cafe Manager / Pedestian #2 (voice)
Kathryn Nymoen Kathryn Nymoen ... Helena / Miriam / Fortuneteller / Woman 2 / Radio Ad 2 + 3 (voice)
J.S. Gilbert J.S. Gilbert ... Nightwatchman / Pedestrian 9 (voice)
Justin Shenkarow ... Young Man 1 (voice)
Jean Mazzei Jean Mazzei ... Woman 1 / Pedestrian 7 (voice)
Ken Ogasawara Ken Ogasawara ... Rubberneck 1 (voice)
Mark Bruhn Mark Bruhn ... Rubberneck 2 (voice)
Matt Campagna Matt Campagna ... Rubberneck 3 (voice)
Jesse Semler Jesse Semler ... Rubberneck 4 (voice)
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A young man, his name is Eike Kusch, walks out of a coffee shop somewhere in Europe and gets stabbed in the back by an unknown person. But he is not dead. He wakes up in a bizarre room and a mysterious voice gives him the chance to change his fate. Equipped with a Digipad, a device which enables time travel, he is sent back to the moment right before his murder. His task is now to change the past so he cannot be killed, and eventually find his murderer. In eight chapters he dies several times and always has to prevent it. He meets interesting people and learns about their history. And in the end he will finally meet the one who tried to kill him. But will he be able to proceed with his normal life or will it turn to an infinite fight against his destiny. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines:

Destiny Awaits...

Genres:

Action | Horror | Mystery

Certificate:

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Country:

Japan

Language:

English

Also Known As:

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

In a cut scene in chapter 6 we can see a car's license plate. It reads 'S LM 9691'. There's a blue plane on the left side, so it's definitely from Europe. According to the scheme of the characters and its color it must be from Germany. Because of the 'S' we can suggest that the story is set somewhere around the area of Stuttgart. See more »

Goofs

It is impossible for Margaret, being a 16th century character, to know about genetics (discovered by Gregor Mendel nearly 300 years afterwards). See more »

Quotes

Eike: [throws his pack of cigarettes away after surviving a time warp] Today's a good day to quit.
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The path to the future of movie making
9 August 2001 | by PFoxSee all my reviews

Ok, so this is not really a game: the puzzles are really easy, and the cut scenes are usually longer than the game time. This is, in fact A MOVIE in a videogame disguise. The main plot concept is excellent (a man is killed many times, and he must goes back in time each time to try to stop the killer... and guess who he is and why does he want to kill him), and it develops very well, creating, as in a good time travel movie, many plot twists to keep you interested. In fact, one can spot some plot holes, but the main thing about this game is that the tight combination between game-times and movie-times makes the viewer feel a lot more 'inside' the screen than in any 'real' movie. Even though the dialogue is not great and the choose of shots for the scenes could be better (not being so the great -for being subtle- music score), I felt more moved by this 'movie' that for any other good film in the past months... May this be the future of movie making???


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