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FULL SYNOPSIS

Unlike most teen horror movies, Brainscan relies more on atmosphere and plot than gore and bloodsoaked effects. Edward Furlong plays Michael, a 16-year-old horror movie fan, computer whiz, and misfit who responds to an ad for Brainscan, an CD-ROM virtual reality game that promises to "interface with your unconscious." Once involved with the game, Michael dreams that he brutally stabs a stranger and slices off his foot -- only to awaken and find the foot in his refrigerator. Out of Michael's computer comes Trickster (T. Ryder Smith), a sardonic, malevolent creation who advises Michael to keep playing new editions of Brainscan to evade capture by a suspicious cop (Frank Langella). With a death count that is relatively low and mostly offscreen (amputated feet notwithstanding), Brainscan doesn't make up for its lack of onscreen violence with a particularly original script, although it should be commended for not taking the easy way out. ~ Don Kaye, Rovi

Cast

Edward Furlong
as Michael
Frank Langella
as Detective Hayden
Amy Hargreaves
as Kimberly
James Marsh
as Kyle
Victor Ertmanis
as Martin
David Hemblen
as Dr. Fromberg
Vlasta Vrana
as Frank
Claire Riley
as News Anchor
Jerome Tiberghien
as Mr Tebb
Peter White
as Dog Owner
Peter Colvey
as John
Paul Stewart
as Bob
Dean Hagopian
as Mr Keller
Peter White
as Dog Owner
Vlasta Vrana
as Frank
Paul Stewart
as Bob
Peter Colvey
as John
Claire Riley
as News Anchor
Jerome Tiberghien
as Mr Tebb

Crew

John Flynn
Director
Michel Roy
Producer
Earl Berman
Producer
Jeffrey Sudzin
Producer
Esther Freifeld
Producer
Brian Owens
Screenwriter
Andrew Kevin Walker
Screenwriter
Francois Protat
Cinematographer
Don Cohen
Musical Direction/Supervision
George S. Clinton
Composer (Music Score)
Paola Ridolfi
Production Designer
Rene Daalder
Special Effects
Pedro Gandol
First Assistant Director
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