A Scanner Darkly

Description (in English)

In a totalitarian society in a near future, the undercover detective Bob Arctor is working with a small time group of drug users trying to reach the big distributors of a brain-damaging drug called Substance D. His assignment is promoted by the recovery center New Path Corporation, and when Bob begins to lose his own identity and have schizophrenic behavior, he is submitted to tests to check his mental conditions. Written by Claudio Carvalho, IMDB retrieved January 12, 2021.

Pull Quotes

I`m supposed to act like they aren’t here
Assuming there’s a “they” at all
It may just be my imagination
Whatever it is that’s watching, its not human, unlike little dark eyed donna, it doesn’t ever blink
What does a scanner see, into the head? down into the heart?

Does I see into me, into us, clearly or darkly? I hope it sees clearly, because I can`t any longer see into myself

I see only murk
I hope for everyones sake that the scanners do better
Because if the scanner sees only darkly the way I do, then I``m cursed and cursed again.

And we`ll only wind up dead this way, knowing very little and getting that little fragment wrong too.

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