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Uniform Title Scanner darkly (Motion picture)
Title A scanner darkly [videorecording] / Warner Independent Pictures presents in association with Thousand Words ; a Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment production ; produced by Palmer West [and others] ; written for the screen and directed by Richard Linklater.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC DVD Collection  DVD 791.43 SCAN 2006    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (100 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; region 1; widescreen presentation.
Cast Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Rory Cochrane, Winona Ryder, Sean Allen, Mitch Baker, Cliff Haby, Steven Chester Prince, Natasha Valdez.
Credits Director of photography, Shane F. Kelly ; editor, Sandra Adair ; music, Graham Reynolds ; costume designer, Kari Perkins ; production designer, Bruce Curtis ; head of animation, Bob Sabiston ; lead animators, Sterling Allen ... [et al.].
Note Based on the novel by Philip K. Dick.
Special features: commentary by Keanu Reeves, writer/director Richard Linklater, producer Tommy Pallotta, author Jonathan Lethem and Philip K. Dick's daughter, Isa Dick Hackett; One Summer in Austin: the story of filming 'A scanner darkly'; The 'Weight of the line: animation tales; theatrical trailer.
Summary Set in a future world where America has lost the war on drugs, an L.A. undercover agents change their faces along with their identities. One officer's liberal ingestion of the drug "Substance D" causes him to develop a split personality, a notorious drug dealer. Along with his superior officers, the police set up an elaborate scheme to catch his drug dealer alter-ego and tear down his operation. Filmed using an animation technique called interpolated rotoscope, with animation over filmed sequences.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for drug and sexual content, language and a brief violent image.
Subject Dick, Philip K. -- Film adaptations.
Police -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Undercover operations -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Multiple personality -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Drug abuse -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Drug dealers -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Science fiction films.
Animated films.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Linklater, Richard, 1960- screenwriter, director.
West, Palmer, producer.
Reeves, Keanu, actor.
Downey, Robert, Jr., 1965- actor.
Harrelson, Woody, actor.
Cochrane, Rory, actor.
Ryder, Winona, 1971- actor.
Kelly, Shane F., cinematographer.
Reynolds, Graham, 1971- composer.
Dick, Philip K. Scanner darkly.
Thousand Words (Firm)
Section Eight Ltd.
3 Arts Entertainment (Firm)
Detour Filmproduction.
Warner Independent Pictures.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 9781419802430
Standard No. 012569594173
Music No. 59417 Warner Home Video

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