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R| 1 hr. 37 min.

Plot Summary
Video game designer Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) has created a virtual reality game called eXistenZ. After a crazed fan attempts to kill her, Allegra goes on the run with Ted (Jude Law), a young businessman who falls into the role of bodyguard. In an attempt to save her game, Allegra implants into Ted's body the video game pod that carries a damaged copy of eXistenZ. Allegra and Ted engage in a series of experiences that blur the lines between fantasy and reality.

Cast: Jennifer Jason Leigh , Jude Law , Willem Dafoe , Ian Holm , Don McKellar , Callum Keith Rennie , Sarah Polley , Christopher Eccleston

Director: David Cronenberg

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Miramax Films

eXistenZ (1999)

Release Date: February 16th, 1999|1 hr. 37 min.

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    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Leigh is perfectly cast as the game-pod goddess. show more

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    Andy Seiler USA Today

    Cronenberg can create alternative worlds like few other filmmakers, and that's a real achievement. If he learns to make us care about them, he'll really have something. [23 April 1999, Life, p.8E] show more

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    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    David Cronenberg is one of the most intellectual film makers around. show more

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