twenties, jaded, rebellious, handsome as a statue, Cris
radiates a serene, if somewhat scruffy, charisma.
of the screen, an unframed MIRROR; to the right, a DIGITAL
Thirty. Tailored. Angular. Kate Hepburn-ish.
Ferris on monitor
Mr. Johnson, you’ve been sent to us
testing. We want to determine if
there’s any substance to your
FERRIS ON MONITOR
If we can verify your ability, we
may be able to help you avoid a
And “we” is...?
Ferris ON MONITOR
Ferris ON MONITOR
Now if you would, please look at
the monitor and tell us what you
see, say, five minutes from now.
Are you there yet?
Good. Now can you move ahead ten
47 and reports on what he sees.
Ants crawling up a tree.
Excellent. Can you get to 1900
Minutes whiz by.
Cris gets to 19:
00 -- and keeps going.
Cris has a five o’clock shadow.
Hours tick off like an accelerating metronome.
and ankle. His face fills with rage.
The news dissolves into a blur.
Cris’ tired old eyes look up, confused.
Just the check.
it to the register and pays cash.
“The future ain’t what it used to
be.” Ever hear that expression?
It’s a joke, but it’s true. The
As Cris 2 pays cash, Cris 1 proceeds into the casino.
Cause once you see it, you’re
Maybe just a little.
Synopsis: Blessed, or cursed, with the ability to see events minutes before they occur, Cris Johnson (Nicolas Cage) earns a living as a magician in Las Vegas and keeps a low profile under an alias. When terrorists threaten to detonate a nuclear weapon in Las Angeles, government agent Callie Ferris (Julianne Moore) goes on the hunt for Cris and hopes to convince him to help her stop the coming apocalypse.
Actors: Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore, Jessica Biel, Thomas Kretschmann
Production: Paramount Pictures
2 wins & 3 nominations.
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