Seconds

Seconds

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Seconds

A secret organisation offers wealthy clients a second chance at life in this Oscar- and Cannes Palme d'Or-nominated ’60s face-swapping thriller.

An unhappy middle-aged banker agrees to a procedure that will fake his death and give him a completely new look and identity - one that comes with its own price.

1966Rating: M, Nudity106 minsUSA
Science FictionThriller
Director:
John Frankenheimer ('The Manchurian Candidate', 'The Island of Dr. Moreau', 'Seven Days in May')
Writer:
Lewis John Carlino
Cast:
Rock HudsonSalome JensJohn RandolphWill GeerJeff CoreyRichard AndersonMurray HamiltonKarl Swenson
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TV Guide

TV Guide

press

The film features a surprisingly good performance by Rock Hudson, an impeccable supporting cast and stunning cinematography by screen veteran James Wong Howe.

4.0
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Time Out

Time Out

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Little wonder it flopped at the time, only to be cherished by a later generation.

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Visually Stimulating, but Lacklustre in Narrative

The opening sequence was mesmerisingly gorgeous and grotesque - a compilation of human features fading in and out of distortion - and immediately grasped my attention with its visual approach. Sadly, much of the film following that (especially the second act), doesn't live up to the promise made by that first sequence. Nevertheless, the innovative...

4.0
0
TV Guide

TV Guide

press

The film features a surprisingly good performance by Rock Hudson, an impeccable supporting cast and stunning cinematography by screen veteran James Wong Howe.

4.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Little wonder it flopped at the time, only to be cherished by a later generation.

0

Visually Stimulating, but Lacklustre in Narrative

The opening sequence was mesmerisingly gorgeous and grotesque - a compilation of human features fading in and out of distortion - and immediately grasped my attention with its visual approach. Sadly, much of the film following that (especially the second act), doesn't live up to the promise made by that first sequence. Nevertheless, the innovative...

4.0
0