R | | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A man struggles with memories of his past, including a wife he cannot remember, in a nightmarish world with no sun.
An earlier draft of the script had Dr. Schreber (Kiefer Sutherland) being skinned alive during the finale.
First there was darkness. Then came the strangers. They were a race as old as time itself. They had mastered the ultimate technology. The ability to alter physical reality by will alone. They called this ability "Tuning". But they were dying. Their ...
In the opening scenes of the film, the elevated train is very obviously seen to be a model by the way it moves, and the model people inside bounce around.
SPOILER: In the director's cut, there is additional footage showing that the hooker John meets at the automat has a daughter. When Emma and Inspector Bumstead go to the hooker's apartment, Emma finds the daughter under a bed with a drawing showing the Strangers killing her mother.
$5,576,953 (USA) (1 March 1998)
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