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An action thriller with a slightly complicated setup... An engineer specialises in stealing technology and improving it for the competition. As a safeguard, the companies wipe his memory afterwards. He is offered a three year contract to develop something which will allow his boss to take over the business world. For the price, he is prepared to lose three years of memories. However, he falls in love, which causes him to rethink his decision. Desperate to remember everything after three years, he begins building a ''clue parcel'' to help him put the past together. Once his memory is wiped, he has to decipher his own puzzle...


117 minutes.
No persons under 10 (Violence) .
Action, Sci-fi, Thriller

Showtimes

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Credits

Cast
Ben Affleck, Aaron Eckhart, Uma Thurman, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore, Joe Morton, Michael C. Hall
Director
John Woo
ScreenplayDean Georgaris from a story by Philip K. Dick
MusicJohn Powell, James McKee Smith, John Ashton Thomas
CinematographyLarry Blanford, Jeffrey L. Kimball
Sound formatsDolby Digital, Sony Dynamic Digital Sound, DTS
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2003
Produced byParamount Pictures, DreamWorks SKG, Davis Entertainment, Frantic Films, Lion Rock Productions, Solomon/Hackett Productions

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Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

The Cape Times
Manohla Dargis
5
The Star
Tanya Farber
10
Die Burger
Gabriël Botma
15
Sunday Times
Barry Ronge
5
Box Office
Christine James
10
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert
10
BBC
Nev Pierce
10

What the People say

Internet
2322 Netizens
11

Average .. 47%

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