R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A game designer on the run from assassins must play her latest virtual reality creation with a marketing trainee to determine if the game has been damaged.
The character of Allegra may be a reference to a minor character of the same name in Samuel R. Delany's novella "The Star Pit". In that novella, Allegra is a child prodigy able to telepathically project any type of reality she wishes on anyone around her.
eXistenZ. Written like this. One word. Small 'E', capital 'X', capital 'Z'. 'eXistenZ'. It's new, it's from Antenna Research, and it's here... right now.
The first time we see Ted Pikul at the trout farm, he labels an envelope with the letters LA. The L is clearly connected to the A. However in the next shot with the envelope on the conveyor belt the L and A are no longer connected.
$810,262 (USA) (25 April 1999)
$2,840,417 (USA) (20 June 1999)
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