Warner Independent Pictures (WIP) | Release Date: July 7, 2006
Summary: Based on legendary science-fiction author Philip K. Dick’s own experiences, A Scanner Darkly tells the darkly comedic, caustic, but deeply tragic tale of drug use in the modern world. The film plays like a graphic novel come to life with live-action photography overlaid with an advanced animation process -- a method known as interpolated rotoscoping, first employed in writer/director Richard Linklater’s 2001 film "Waking Life" -- to create a haunting version of America, seven years from now. (Warner Independent Pictures)
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Runtime: 100 min
Rating: Rated R for drug and sexual content, language and a brief violent image.
Production: Section Eight
Genres: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Animation
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: Dec 19, 2006
Director Credit
Richard Linklater Director
Writer Credit
Philip K. Dick Novel "A Scanner Darkly"
Richard Linklater Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Keanu Reeves Bob Arctor
Robert Downey Jr. James Barris
Winona Ryder Donna Hawthorne
Cast Credit
Angela Rawna Medical Deputy #1
Chamblee Ferguson Medical Deputy #2
Cliff Haby Voice From Headquarters
Eliza Stevens Arctor's Daughter #1
Mark Turner Additional Hank Scramble Suit Voice
Mitch Baker Brown Bear Lodge Host
Natasha Valdez Waitress
Rory Cochrane Charles Freck
Sarah Menchaca Arctor's Daughter #2
Sean Allen Additional Fred Scramble Suit Voice
Steven Chester Prince Cop
Woody Harrelson Ernie Luckman
Producer Credit
Anne Walker-McBay Producer
Ben Cosgrove Executive Producer
Erin Ferguson Co-Producer
Erwin Stoff Producer
George Clooney Executive Producer
Jennifer Fox Executive Producer
John Sloss Executive Producer
Jonah Smith Producer
Palmer West Producer
Sara Johnson Associate Producer
Steven Soderbergh Executive Producer
Tommy Pallotta Producer