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Altered States

Cast

William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid View All


Crew

Ken Russell (Director), Paddy Chayefsky (Screenplay) View All

Released: Dec. 25th, 1980
Runtime: 1 hour, 42 minutes
A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.
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mark f
overlapping dialogue, genetic changes and reconstitution, etc., so obviously it has plenty of fish to fry and can topple over into absurdity at almost any moment.

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