The Jacket 2005
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The Jacket 2005
I was 27 years old the first time I died.
Plot: A Gulf war veteran is wrongly sent to a mental institution for insane criminals, where he becomes the object of a Doctor's experiments, and his life is completely affected by them.
Story: The film centers on a wounded Gulf war veteran who returns to his native Vermont suffering from bouts of amnesia. He is hitching and gets picked up by a stranger, things go pear shaped when a cop pulls them over and is murdered by the stranger. The vet. is wrongly accused of killing the cop and lands up in an asylum. A quack doctor prescribes a course of experimental therapy, restraining him in a heavy duty straight jacket-like device, and locks him away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. During course of his treatment he gets flashbacks and visions of his future , where he can foresee he is to die in four days time. The catch is he doesn't know how. Thus commences the classic race against time.
Did you know: Adrien Brody did sessions in an isolation tank, performed prison exercises, and went on a protein diet for his role as war vet Jack Starks.
Release date: 4 March 2005
User Votes: 7.0
Countries: USA, Germany,
MPAA Rating: image
Runtime: 103 minutes
Oscars: None
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