PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Hoping to cure his violent seizures, a man agrees to a series of experimental microcomputers inserted into his brain but inadvertently discovers that violence now triggers a pleasurable response his brain.
The name of the hospital, though never spoken in the movie, is "Babel". It is seen on a wall near the end of the movie and is barely visible as a low contrast (beige on white) emblem on the uniforms. The logo is a circle, containing the name printed horizontally and vertically sharing the central "B", similar to the Bayer Cross.
1st man behind door:
I'm not kiddin' ya. Eddie watched the whole thing.
2nd man behind door: He did?
1st man behind door: Yeah
1st man behind door: that boy won't give *us* no more trouble.
At the cemetery, the usual mechanism for lowering the coffin into the grave is missing. There aren't even any straps in place to lower it manually.
On its release at 2003 Edinburgh Film Festival, there was a director's cut which Hodges had cut out the beginning with the doctor looking at photographs of Harry Benson.