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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jimi Dini
Diego Abatantuono ...
Solo
Sergio Rubini ...
Joystick
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Naima
Amanda Sandrelli ...
Maria
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Lisa (as Emanuelle Seigner)
Claudio Bisio ...
Red Rover
Antonio Catania ...
Paranoid Vendor
Gigio Alberti ...
Dr. Rauschenberg
Ugo Conti ...
Sicilian Tourist
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Indian Porter
Oreste Guidi ...
German
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Okasama Starr, Psychologist (as Haruhiko Yamanouchi)
Avinash Ganesh ...
Avinash
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Pakistan Porter
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Storyline

Jimi, a successful computer game designer, finds that his latest product has been infected by a virus which has given consciousness to the main character of the game, Solo. Tormented by the memory of his fled girlfriend Lisa and begged by Solo to end its useless "life", Jimi begins a search for people who can help him both to discover what happened to Lisa and to delete his game before it is released. Written by Sembola

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Rated R for language, violence, drug use and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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24 January 1997 (Italy)  »

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ITL 6,454,368,000 (Italy) (31 January 1997)
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Trivia

The (original) Italian version of the movie is slightly longer since some minor dialogue was shortened or cut for length for the English dubbed version. See more »

Quotes

Maryann: I am light transport unit Maryann, back off you bastards or I'll blast you.
[Joystick approaches the truck]
Maryann: Didn't i tell you to back off shithead? I wouldn't dare touch me if I were you, you stupid son of a bitch.
[Joystick starts hacking into the trucks security mainframe]
Maryann: Just what the fuck are you doing anyway? Trying to kill yourself. There are 3,000 volts running under my paint job, would you like to feel that?
Joystick: I'd love to feel that. Lady just stop talking, you just a crock of shit.
Maryann: Just ...
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Crazy Credits

The last credit states as unintentional every reference to "person, things and trademarks". See more »

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References The Deer Hunter (1978) See more »

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Town House
Written by Mauro Pagani
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Better than the Matrix!
4 June 2004 | by (Buenos Aires, Argentina) – See all my reviews

OK, so you've always wondered what the matrix would be like with a good leading actor (rather than the wooden Reeves), a better script, no spectacular action scenes, and low budget. This is your film. We have Chris Lambert in one of his best films (along with "Subway" and of course, "Highlander"), this is not his average film. The goal is to erase the game in which its main character is aware of his condition of "gamething" and is damned to live and die. This Super Mario working for the Mafia (Abatantuono) is terrifically great. Sergio Rubini is great too, and the whole cast in general kicks ass! What to do with low budget? THIS MOVIE!

8/10


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