Pelham himself is every inch the city businessman, conservative in dress, staid in manner with a lovely wife and a young family. People claim they have seen him in places that he has never been. . With Moore drawing on talent from his acting pool that many thought he didn't have two different characterisations smartly realised here , and Dearden pulling the technical strings love those off-kilter angles and multi mirrored images , this is a film that has surprises in store all across the board. It's a 7 - end of story! People claim they have seen him in places that he has never been. Does Pelham have a doppelganger - or is he going insane? Why do friends and colleagues repeatedly sight him in places he has never been? Or is there really something more sinister going on? Though it really takes its time to build up a head of steam and sometimes holds back from the more interesting possibilities of the concept, the film does become more and more gripping and climaxes in a stunningly shot car chase where Moore is bathed in lights of various colours. Pelham begins to suspect that an impostor is trying to sabotage his life.
My first Bond and one of the first actors that I loved as a kid. This flick is well worth your effort finding somewhere, even on video. What causes him to renounce his high business principles? When he awakes, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down: he learns that he now supports a merger that he once opposed, and that he apparently is having an affair. While on the operating table, there even appears to be two heartbeats on the monitor. That's not to say I don't enjoy a bit of blood and gore every now and again though, and am also a huge fan of Italian horror, I just love the style. Almost as if possessed, he removes his seatbelt and drives terrifyingly fast, ultimately crashing his car.
Does Pelham have a doppelgänger- or is he actually going insane? While driving one evening, Harold Pelham appears possessed and has a car accident. Well I can tell you that I understand why Moore thinks of the role the way he does. A while later, the fully healed Pelham returns to his usual routines family life, work, social life, etc. Does Pelham have a doppelganger - or is he going insane? Does Pelham really have a doppelganger — or is he losing his mind? Strangelove, turns up for a few scenes as a psychiatrist to talk babble, but we end up none the wiser. Synopsis: Harold Pelham, a partner in a large electronics firm, finds himself in bewildering circumstances after recovering from a near-fatal car accident. But it is worth persevering with the film through its periodic lulls, especially so that one can enjoy the absolutely terrific final scene a thrilling car chase in which the real Pelham and the doppelganger pursue each until one of them plunges to his death over the side of a bridge.
Synopsis While driving one evening, Harold Pelham appears possessed and has a car accident. Later, while the unconscious Pelham is on an operating table his heart temporarily stops and it is only thanks to the speedy reactions of the doctors that he is revived. Freddie Jones, with an Irish accent but looking like Dr. When he awakens, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down. Για οποιοδήποτε νομικό ζήτημα, να απευθύνεστε απευθείας σε αυτούς τους φορείς καθώς η ιστοσελίδα μας δεν συνδέεται με αυτούς, και οι οποίοι φέρουν και την σχετική ευθύνη για την παροχή υπηρεσιών τους. It opens, after a very Ennio Morrione-sounding-like music theme from Michael J. He was the king of cool.
In some ways the extra details inadvertently weaken the story, distracting audience attention from the teasing plot by dragging in too many characters and subplots. He died at 89 following a brief battle with cancer. It is bewildering questions such as these that torment Harold Pelham when he recovers from a near fatal car accident - an accident which has strange undertones. However,ever since I was a kid, sneaking downstairs when my parents had gone to bed to watch old Universal and Hammer horror movies, I've always been especially fascinated by horror, and though I enjoy all types of horror films, those Golden Oldies with people like Boris Karloff and Christopher Lee probably remain my favourites. A few years ago it was rumored that the film was to be re-made in New Zealand Peter Jackson? While on the operating table, there even appears to be two heartbeats on the monitor.
It stretches him as an actor more than any part he played before or after, giving him the opportunity to reveal nuances both subtle and unsubtle, and Moore responds by acting his socks off and doing the part justice. Basil Dearden, the director, not a filmmaker talked much about nowadays but with classics of British cinema like The Blue Lamp and Victim on his long list of credits, died shortly after completing filming. A cult gem waiting to be rediscovered is The Man Who Haunted Himself, it has a plot that positively bristles with intrigue. It makes for a rather interesting insight when actors or directors or composers reveal what they consider their finest work. It is only after his wife, children, and best friend turn from him as from a complete stranger that Pelham discovers the terrible devastating truth. Gradually, the awful truth becomes clear. People claim they have seen him in places that he has never been.
After Harold Pelham has a near-death experience following an auto accident, he makes what appears to be a stoic recovery. Does Pelham have a doppelganger, or is he going insane? As the doppleganger motif is tightly wound by Dearden, who smartly sticks to understated scene constructions as opposed to supernatural excess, there's a realistic and human feel to the story. Of course I wanted to see the film greatly after this. I guess that he was just typecast for most of his movie career after and became content giving audiences what they expected of him. When I was young and first explored the dark genius of Edgar Allan Poe, his story William Wilson frightened the hell out of me.
Για οποιοδήποτε νομικό ζήτημα, να απευθύνεστε απευθείας σε αυτούς τους φορείς καθώς η ιστοσελίδα μας δεν συνδέεται με αυτούς, και οι οποίοι φέρουν και την σχετική ευθύνη για την παροχή υπηρεσιών τους. Either he is losing his mind or there is something remarkably rotten in the state of Denmark. In his job as a director of a marine technology company he learns that he now supports a merger that he once opposed, he is apparently having an affair, and friends, colleagues and acquaintances claim to have seen him in places where he has never been. People claim they have seen him in places that he has never been. Does Pelham really have a doppelganger — or is he losing his mind? It is enough that they are rare and difficult to access. Roger Moore rates his performance in The Man Who Haunted Himself as the best of his career. As each day passes the enigma deepens, the mystery becomes more unfathomable, and more terrifying.