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Seen on: 09/10/2017

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Seconds (1966)

Directed by John Frankenheimer

Thriller | Mystery | Drama

Most recently watched by sensoria, schofizzy

Overview

A secret organisation offers wealthy people a second chance at life. The customer picks out someone they want to be and the organisation surgically alters the customer to look like the intended person, stages the customer’s death, gets rid of the intended person and the customer takes on a new life.

Rated R | Length 107 minutes

Actors

Murray Hamilton | Jeff Corey | Karl Swenson | Richard Anderson | Khigh Dhiegh | John Randolph | Rock Hudson | Dodie Heath | Wesley Addy | Will Geer | Salome Jens | Frances Reid | John Lawrence | Elisabeth Fraser | Robert Brubaker | Jane Wald

Viewing Notes

Finally plugged a cinematic hole by watching this Frankenheimer film. The cinematography and score are both excellent and really add to the tension and sense of dread. The opening and closing scenes are some of the best stuff I’ve seen put to film!

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