Released in the USA on February 27 of 1998, "Dark City" (also known as "Dark Empire", "Dark World") is a Mystery/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Alex Proyas, and written by Alex Proyas (screenplay) , starring Rufus Sewell, William Hurt, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, Richard O'Brien and Ian Richardson.
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Who is the director of "Dark City":
Dark City was directed by Alex Proyas, an Egyptian director, writer, producer, and actor.
Before Dark City, Alex Proyas had directed Spirits of the Air, Gremlins of the Clouds, released in 1989. Since, he directed Garage Days, released in 2002, I, Robot (2004), Knowing (2008), Knowing (2009), Paradise Lost (2012), and Gods of Egypt (2016).
What was the release date of "Dark City":
Dark City was first released on Friday, February 27, 1998, in the United States. Also released on this day were Caught Up (dir. Darin Scott), Krippendorf's Tribe (dir. Todd Holland), Kissing a Fool (dir. Doug Ellin), and The Real Blonde (dir. Tom DiCillo). This was twenty (20) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, May 29, 1998 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, May 20, 1998 in France; Thursday, August 27, 1998 in Germany; Friday, May 22, 1998 in Spain; Thursday, August 06, 1998 in Australia and on Saturday, November 28, 1998 in Japan.
Who is at the casting of "Dark City":
At the casting of Dark City we find Rufus Sewell, previously seen in Hamlet (1996) and Carrington (1995); William Hurt (Smoke (1995), Second Best (1994)); Kiefer Sutherland (The Last Days of Frankie the Fly (1997), Eye for an Eye (1996)) [ more... ]
- Bruce Spence and Frank Gallacher can both be seen in Peter Pan, released in 2003.
- Jennifer Connelly and William Hurt can be seen in Winter's Tale, released in 2013.
- Jennifer Connelly and John Bluthal can be seen in Labyrinth, released in 1986.
- Ian Richardson and Rufus Sewell also worked together in Dirty Weekend, released in 1993.
What is the Storyline of "Dark City":
John Murdoch (Sewell) awakens in a hotel bathtub, suffering from amnesia. He receives a telephone call from Dr. Daniel Schreber (Sutherland), who urges him to flee the hotel from a group of men who are after him. During the telephone conversation, John discovers the corpse of a brutalized, ritualistically murdered woman, along with a bloody knife. Murdoch flees the scene, just as the group of men (known as the Strangers) arrive at the room. Eventually he learns his real name, and finds his wife Emma [...]
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Rufus Sewell as "John Murdoch"
William Hurt as "Inspector Frank Bumstead"
Jennifer Connelly as "Emma Murdoch/Anna"
Kiefer Sutherland as "Dr. Daniel P. Schreber"
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