Revolution #9 Movie Review 2001

Information and Film Reviews for Revolution #9 the Movie

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James Jackson (Risley) is a late twenties worker drone in NYC who's just become engaged to Kim (Shelly) when his behavior undergoes a radical transformation. He's getting subliminal messages via commercials for a perfume called Revolution #9--the kind of messages that lead to worldwide conspiracy theories. His mental breakdown is diagnosed as schizophrenia with Kim bearing the brunt of James's paranoia and self-destructive behavior while she also tries to deal with the bureaucracy and inadequacies of the mental health system. Risley forgoes the histrionics often associated with playing a mentally ill character while Shelly displays the toughness of an ordinary woman confronted by a difficult situation.

Distribution

Wellspring Media, A Division of Genius Products, Inc., 2230 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90904, Phone: (310)453-1222, Fax: (310)453-0074, URL: http://www.wellspring.com

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 91 minutes.
Originally from United States.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Sanity Check, New York, New York, Otherwise Engaged, Advertising, Workin' for a Livin', Mental Hospitals
Screenplay
Tim McCann
Cast
Michael Risley, Adrienne Shelly, Spalding Gray, Callie (Calliope) Thorne, Sakina Jaffrey, Michael Rodrick
Cinematography
Tim McCann
Director
Tim McCann
Music
Douglas J. Cuomo
Other
Stephen Rajkumar, Tim McCann, Shannon Goldman, Nives Spaleta, Elise Bennett
Producer
Tim McCann, Shannon Goldman, Michael Risley, Rockville Pictures, Exile Productions

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