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EMR (2004)

Londoner Adam Jones is stuck in a dead end job; lives alone with his cat and spends his free time obsessing over the latest conspiracy theories on the Internet. Taking an experimental drug ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anthony Azizi ... Taxi Driver
Gil Bellows ... Paramedic
Kate Buffery ... Mrs. Jones
George Calil George Calil ... Agent 6
Lara Cazalet ... Dr. McLean
Kevin Christy ... Barfly
Whitney Cummings ... CyberBunnyLilly
Toby Dantzic Toby Dantzic ... Carl
Jose de Valencia ... Priest
Richard Dillane ... Victor
Jeremy Edwards ... Kevin the Barman
Jade Gordon ... Estella
Adam Grant Adam Grant ... Jelly Boy
Rebecca Greenwood Rebecca Greenwood ... Call Attendant
Tom Hardy ... Henry
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Storyline

Londoner Adam Jones is stuck in a dead end job; lives alone with his cat and spends his free time obsessing over the latest conspiracy theories on the Internet. Taking an experimental drug for his epilepsy, manufactured by the Pfenal corporation, Adam begins suffering from seizures, black outs and terrifying visions. When he wakes up in a hotel room in Mexico missing a kidney, Adam becomes convinced that he's unwittingly stumbled into the middle of a conspiracy. Drugged by mysterious paramedics, Adam finds himself back in his London flat. Just as he assumes it's just been a bad dream, the pain of a scar on his back serves to convince him that something dark and disturbing is indeed happening. Worse still, Adam's one friend at work, Tracey, informs him that he's been missing from work for a week and as a result he's been fired. He turns to his doctor, but she seems to be overly zealous in prescribing the drug company's medication. His only confidant is his beautiful and mysterious ... Written by JL

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Plot Keywords:

conspiracy | independent film | See All (2) »

Taglines:

Swallow your fear

Genres:

Thriller

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Official Sites:

Pfenal Corporation | Truth Vendor

Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 July 2005 (UK) See more »

Filming Locations:

Essex, England, UK See more »

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Budget:

£90,000 (estimated)
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Cottonopolis Films See more »
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Color
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An Unfinished version of the film was shown at the Washington Independent Film Festival as work in progress and it went on to win the Audience award for best picture. See more »

Quotes

Barfly: [talking fast] Hiya. Hola. Hello. Good Evening.
[gets up and wanders over and sits next to Adam]
Barfly: Nice to meet ya.
Adam Jones: But we've never met.
Barfly: Oh, we go way back, John. Way way back.
Adam Jones: My name's not John, it's...
Barfly: I know what your name is, Bob.
Adam Jones: [keeps looking straight ahead, in monotone] I don't know you or what you're talking about.
Barfly: What do you mean you don't know me, Frank? Or is it Fred now? I always remember you liked changing your name. Some people change socks, I tell ya. But Wilson here, he changes ...
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Drop & Anchor
Mates of State
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Interesting but not innovative
18 September 2005 | by darkforcepetSee all my reviews

EMR is a nice movie. It starts with a nice introduction of the main character and in the first few minutes gets you right into the movie. The main Char is very well performed and the storyline flows very nicely providing the feelings of confusion and loss that the movie intends to intensify.

For the way it transmits feelings of overwhelming mix between dreams and reality it is a great movie but the theme of conspiracy and the way this movie handles its twists is really not very innovative leaving one expecting for a bit more.

This way I rated EMR above average but not too much, too see on a Sunday afternoon ;)


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