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R| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
An awkward office drone (Jesse Eisenberg) becomes increasingly unhinged after a charismatic and confident look-alike takes a job at his workplace and seduces the woman (Mia Wasikowska) he desires.

Cast: Jesse Eisenberg , Mia Wasikowska , Wallace Shawn , Rade Serbedzija , Cathy Moriarty , Gemma Chan , Noah Taylor , James Fox

Director: Richard Ayoade

Genres: Dark comedy

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

The Double (2013)

Release Date: May 9th, 2014|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • 60
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Mr. Ayoade's new film, adapted from Dostoyevsky's novella "The Double," is at least as startling as "Submarine" in its visual design, eerie environments and unusual premise. But it's lifeless, for the most part, a drama suffocated by its schematic style. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Kafka-esque, Terry Gilliam-esque (Brazil), Charlie Kaufman-esque (remember Floor 71/2 in Being John Malkovich?), and David Lynch-ian, too, The Double plays like a nightmare that will leave you spooked, jittery, and confused. Well, that's how it plays for Simon, anyway. For everyone else, it should leave us simply amused. show more

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    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The Double belongs to a very specific club. If you’re on its wavelength, it’s a dive into quirky, murky fun. But even if you are, this oddball offering is vague and slippery, a calmer brother to “Brazil” or Orson Welles’ Kafka tale “The Trial.” show more

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