Directed by: Denis Villeneuve
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal (Adam/Anthony), Mélanie Laurent (Mary), Sarah Gadon (Helen), Isabella Rossellini (Mother)
Language: English (Eng Subs)
Genres: Psychological Thrillers, Infidelity
Plot – Spoilers:
A history teacher Adam finds his days cyclical teaching the same rote and having the same type of sex with a woman Mary who drops by his apartment in the evenings. A casual conversation with a colleague leads to him watching a film in which he notices a bellboy who looks exactly like him. Adam now becomes obsessed with finding out more about this actor.
Normally in a scenario like this, you’d be like – ok, so some twin? What’s interesting about that. But that’s what makes Enemy such a good watch. The simple concept of a possible twin is approached in a manner that keeps you on edge while piling on the tension.
The safest assumption to make is that Adam and Anthony are one person. From here, you can go in multiple directions.
Crap movie shouldn’t included on this website
Can’t believe I watched the whole thing. Stupid, slow, boring, cringey. Jake is so unlikable in this
Well that ending sucked. So he’s delusional?
They don’t even know there born
Interesting approach on the film, let you see 1st and 3rd person perspective. The only thing that confuse me is the spider which no matter how i think of it was just a misfit piece in the film.
first move ive seen in a while i can accurately describe as just ok. the concept is enjoyable, and no doubt jake gyllenhaal is a great actor. it seems to suffer from what i can only describe as student film syndrome, the dialogue feels far too “tell, dont show” and the characters feel less like real people with reason-based objectives and more like puppets to the script. the plot was confusing but that seems to be the charm of it. dont think i can consider it a good or a bad movie, glad i saw it though thanks EUM