In a totalitarian society in a near future, the undercover detective Bob Archor is working with a small time group of drug users trying to reach the big distributors of a brain-damaging drug called Substance D. His assignment is promoted by the recovery center New Path Corporation, and when Bob begins to lose his own identity and have schizophrenic behavior, he is submitted to tests to check his mental conditions.
Freely adapted from the novel by Plilip K. Dick and made with rotoscoping (an animation technique which trace over motion picture footage).
Keanu Reeves, Robert Downey Jr., Woody Harrelson, Winona Ryder
Richard Linklater, based on the novel by Philip K.Dick
Shane F. Kelly
Warner Independent Pictures, Thousand Words, Section Eight, Detour Filmproduction, 3 Arts Entertainment