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Cast: Garret Dillahunt, Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku, Gina Gershon
The Scribbler follows Suki (Katie Cassidy), a young woman confronting her destructive mental illness using "The Siamese Burn," an experimental machine designed to eliminate multiple personalities. The closer Suki comes to being "cured," she's haunted by a thought... what if the last unwanted identity turns out to be her?
"The Scribbler" tells the story of Suki,a young woman who suffers from multiple personality disorder. Her doctor has come up with a new treatment in the form of a machine called The Siamese Burn. It has the ability to burn away unwanted personalities. Suki hopes that she will be left with her most visible personality but as time goes by she begins to fear that The Scribbler might be the real personality.
When people start jumping out windows Suki begins to think she might be behind it all but there is more than meets the eye here because the halfway house houses a number of other patients as well, each with their own set of problems.
I have not read the Graphic Novel that is film is based off of but I do hear that the movie stays pretty faithful to the book which I suppose is a good thing for fans but I can only review the film by itself without comparing.
I enjoy films like this, those that have original and unique stories and off the wall, interesting characters. "The Scribbler" has all that. I was hooked right from the start, the film starts off slow as we are introduced to Suki and given the lowdown on what is going on. As the film opens everything has already happened and Suki is being accused of murder and is being questioned by Detectives. As Suki tells her story we are taken back to the beginning.
As the film moves along you get more and more information fed to you which keeps you engaged and wanting to know more. I do not think this is going to be a film for everyone but if you are a fan of graphic novels or Sci-Fi in general I recommend giving this a shot. I think you will find the crazed characters and amazing visuals to be as entertaining as I did. "The Scribbler" is an intelligent film that is full of style. I do think it had the potential to be even better but it is a really entertaining and fun film just the way it is.
My hat goes off to Director, John Suits and his amazing cast which includes, Katie Cassidy, Michelle Trachtenberg, Eliza Dushku, Gina Gershon to name only a few. A job well done.
Released by Xlrator Media
**** Out Of *****