PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
A producer's film is endangered when his star walks off, so he decides to digitally create an actress to substitute for the star, becoming an overnight sensation that everyone thinks is a real person.
Al Pacino's character, Viktor Taransky, is based on Raymond Kurzweil and his female alter ego Ramona.
Uh, Mr. Taransky, she's...
Viktor: She's walking? Don't tell me she's walking. She can't walk!
While Viktor is speaking to Simone after "Sunrise, sunset" premiere, he puts on the table a glass which alternates between being full and empty between shots.
In the theatrical version, Rachel Roberts is uncredited. Closing credits include "Introducing Simone as herself" and the credits list Simone as played by "herself". However, she is included in the "Simone wishes to thank the following for their contribution to the making of Simone" section.
The DVD will contain 19 deleted and alternate scenes.
$3,813,463 25 August 2002
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