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One Point O (2004)

After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Richard Rees Richard Rees ... Hiep Pham
Jeremy Sisto ... Simon
Udo Kier ... Derrick
Deborah Kara Unger ... Trish (as Deborah Unger)
Bruce Payne ... Neighbour
Constantin Florescu ... Tall Man
Ana Maria Popa Ana Maria Popa ... Alice
Matt Devlen Matt Devlen ... Cashier (as Matthew Devlen)
Lance Henriksen ... Howard
Eugene Byrd ... Nile
Emil Hostina ... Landlord
Constantin Cotimanis Constantin Cotimanis ... Detective Polanski
Sebastian Knapp ... Detective Harris
Michelle Villa Michelle Villa ... 911 Operator / Answereing machine / Laughing (voice)
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Storyline

After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer (named Simon) begins a personal investigation into their origins. This leads him to discover his odd and eccentric neighbors; an artificially intelligent robot-head, named Adam; a virtual-reality sex game; and a possible corporate conspiracy. As the story progresses, Simon's grip on reality becomes more and more tenuous, while his craving for Nature Fresh milk becomes almost unbearable. Is it all just in his mind, or is something more sinister happening here? Written by DSC_182

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, sexual content and violent images | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA | Romania | Iceland

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 2005 (Iceland) See more »

Also Known As:

Paranoia: 1.0 See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Adam (the robot head) is voiced by both Udo Kier and Jeremy Sisto. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Hiep Pham: Simon, we're still waiting for your code. Everyone else has finished. May I remind you that your completion date is non-negotiable? I repeat, non-negotiable.
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Referenced in The Benchwarmers (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Glands
Written by Sigtryggur Baldursson and Jóhann Jóhannsson
Performed by DIP
Courtesy of Bad Taste (Reykjavik)
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A Sinister Vision of Creepiness
22 January 2019 | by tabunoSee all my reviews

25 August 2006. This darker Brazil (1985) movie with its creepy but very effective Dark Water (2005) photography and visuals is a colorfully subdued terrifying mystery with a solid and harsh ending. It has the cramped and odd Barton Fink (1991) nightmare going on. What this movie has going for it is a decent underlying technological premise that is contemporary for today and an climatic twist that is consistent with the build-up in the movie. However, the movie itself becomes so absorbed by its absurdity and it begins to wear the audience down while Brazil with its satirical black humor was able to maintain a sufficient balance to compel its audience's interest. Unlike Dark Water that was much more atmospheric and yet straightforward in its impact, One Point O requires its audience to become submerged within its psychic devastated world. Unlike the creative independent Blair Witch Project (1999) where the audience becomes a seemingly vicarious observer, we are asked in this movie to become part of the crazy paranoid world from within. Unlike the light and generally uplifting you are there inside one's mind of Brainstorm (1983), the audience in this movie almost needs to take anti-psychotic medication to enjoy and appreciate the movie. Perhaps the art has become too real for an audience. Seven out of Ten Stars.


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