A Scanner Darkly
A Scanner Darkly is based on a novel by the legend of sci-fi literature, Philip K. Dick. The film tells an entangled and entertaining story from the near future about people addicted to Substance D. A story about a government which destroys its voters – their civil rights and personal relations – in order to protect them. Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder and Rory Cochrane as exhausted friends dreading spies as well as one another. Keanu Reeves as an agent... Welcome to the world of paranoia.
- 2006, 100MIN, Anim.
- DIRECTOR: Richard Linklater
- CAMERA: Shane F. Kelly
- EDITOR: Sandra Adair
- SCRIPT: Richard Linklater
- SOUND: Tom Hammond, Justin Hennard
- ACTORS: Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Rory Cochrane, Winona Ryder
Richard Linklater (1960, Texas) started making films based on the stories of his peers. He co-founded the Austin Film Society, a non-profit film society funding independent films. Apart from the loose trilogy Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013), he is the author of independent films Waking Life (2001) or Bernie (2011). This year he got praised again for his long-term project, the film Boyhood.