Anamorph (2007)

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A psychological thriller based on the concept of anamorphosis, a painting technique that manipulates the laws of perspective to create two competing images on a single canvas.


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  • Scott Speedman in Anamorph (2007)
  • Willem Dafoe in Anamorph (2007)
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  • Willem Dafoe in Anamorph (2007)
  • Willem Dafoe and Scott Speedman in Anamorph (2007)
  • Willem Dafoe in Anamorph (2007)

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Director:

Henry Miller

Writers:

Henry Miller, Tom Phelan

Awards

1 win.

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23 June 2013 | monkeyboy12121-414-225890
5
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Well, i did see the trailer for this film quite a while ago and i thought, wow this looks good. Only recently did i watch the film and I wish i didn't.

The story of the film is basically that a detective (dafoe) re-opens a series of murder cases by a well known killer he was investigating. The story is mainly focused on Dafoe with minor characters such as his prostitute friend (Duvall) and his detective partner (speedman).

I thought this film had loads of potential but it fell short because it lacked a few things. 1) the character development- although they established a few elements to Dafoes character, I thought they should have gone further to develop his character. Speedman and Duvalls characters have the typical stereotypes associated with any rookie detective and prostitute friend. I didn't feel that these characters had anything interesting to add to the film and were there really to just infill any film clichés the director wanted to add.

I must say that the idea is very original and the victim scenes were interesting to watch but I was not at all satisfied with the ending as it was more of an anticlimax more than anything and the killer said 3 lines in the whole film.

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,120 20 April 2008

Gross USA:

$6,950

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$674,839

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