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Release Date: October 24, 2003Running Time: 109 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $336,456.00
Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Musical, Mystery, Thriller


Robert Downey

Robin Wright

Mel Gibson

Jeremy Northam

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Dan Dark gives new meaning to the term "scars of childhood." A hack writer of detective stories, he has suffered from psoriatic arthropathy, a crippling disease of the skin and bones, from the time he was eight-years-old. His latest and worst outbreak has landed him in the hospital where he deliriously tries to figure out who he is and how he got to this terrible place in his life. His fevered mind mingles real people with his fictional characters, and his past with his present. As his condition grows more desperate, he is dispatched to the charge of the eccentric psychiatrist Dr. Gibbons. Initially reluctant to confront his tortured past, Dark is gradually lured out from the "cave in the ro... Full Summary >>