- Rated: R
- Closed captioning available
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: December 19, 2006
- Originally Released: 2006
- Label: Warner Home Video
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital Surround Sound 5.1 - English
- Subtitles - English, French, Spanish - Optional
- Closed Captioned - English - Optional
Additional Release Material:
- Trailers - 1. Theatrical Trailer
- Commentaries - 1. Keanu Reeves - Star, Richard Linklater - Writer/Director, Tommy Pallotta - Producer, Jonathan Lethem - Author, Isa Dick Hackett - Philip K. Dick's Daughter
- "One Summer in Austin: The Story of Filming A SCANNER DARKLY"
- "The Weight of the Line: Animation Tales"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Premiere - 07/01/2006
4 stars out of 4 -- "One doesn't leave the movie with a mind blown by visual bedazzlement but with a soul shattered by the profound sense of tragedy Linklater and company so beautifully put across."
Rolling Stone - 07/13/2006
3 stars out of 5 -- "Embedded in the visionary headtrip of A SCANNER DARKLY is a hotly political call to arms."
Box Office - 07/01/2006
3.5 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he animation is at once startlingly realistic and surreal, conveying the story's heightened atmosphere of paranoia."
New York Times - 07/07/2006
"Mr. Linklater uses the animation technique called rotoscoping to translate Mr. Dick's worldview, mostly to fine expressive effect."
Total Film - 09/01/2006
4 stars out of 5 -- "Linklater's skewed sensibilities interlock lovingly with Dick's paranoid sci-fry..."
Sight and Sound - 09/01/2006
"[T]his feature-length hallucination of a flick pulsates with enticing contradictions and wayward logic."
Uncut - 09/01/2006
4 stars out of 4 -- "[O]ne of cinema's funniest, most frightening, and ultimately most moving meditations on the chemically altered life."
Film Comment - 01/01/2007
Ranked #12 in Film Comment's "20 Best Films Of 2006."
Empire - 06/01/2010
4 stars out of 5 -- "Among the finest Philip K. Dick-derived films, this finds Richard Linklater assembling a fistful of mainstream rebel icons..."
Animated Characters |
Animated Worlds |
Based On A Novel |