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FULL SYNOPSIS

In the not-so-distant future, a married man investigates a counterfeiter and ends up the perpetrator of an ethical crime in Code 46, the latest film from prolific British director [[Performer~P221194~Michael Winterbottom~michaelwinters]]. Set against the backdrop of a technologically advanced Shanghai, where people are only allowed to travel between countries with official passports called "papelles," the film charts the efforts of Seattle native William ([[Performer~P108437~Tim Robbins~timrobbins]]) to get to the bottom of a contraband-papelle operation within the walls of a high-tech company that manufactures them. There he finds Maria ([[Performer~P230665~Samantha Morton~samanthamorton]]), an enigmatic young woman who may or may not be selling the passports on the black market. William has a brief affair with Maria, which, despite his attempts to return home, causes him to become embroiled in an even bigger controversy in Shanghai. ~ Michael Hastings, Rovi

  • Release date:August 6, 2004

Cast

Tim Robbins
as William
Samantha Morton
as Maria
Jeanne Balibar
as Sylvie Geld
Om Puri
as Backland
Essie Davis
as Doctor
David Fahm
as Damian Alekan
Togo Igawa
as Driver
Benedict Wong
as Medic
Nabil Massad
as Sunglasses
Christopher Simpson
as Paul
Bruno Lastra
as Bikku
Emil Marwa
as Mohan

Crew

Michael Winterbottom
Director
Andrew Eaton
Producer
Frank Cottrell Boyce
Screenwriter
Marcel Zyskind
Cinematographer
Alwin Küchler
Cinematographer
Peter Christelis
Editor
Mark Tildesley
Production Designer
Dennis Schnegg
Art Director
David M. Thompson
Executive Producer
Natalie Ward
Costume Designer
Wendy Brazington
Casting
Rosa Romero
Line Producer
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