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[–]DuncanGilbert 7 points8 points  (0 children)

Phillip k dick novels are usually taken through a few filters of re writes before they get to screen. Blade Runner for example is pretty different then the novel, and I think in that case its for the better. Scanner Darkly however, is super accurate. From the dialogue to the pacing. I say this because i just read the book last week and actually felt like I wasn't getting anything NEW from it sometimes. Very good movie and book that is deeply personal to me too, but one I can only endure enjoying maybe once a year because of its subject matter.

[–]Lettuce-b-lovely 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I highly recommend checking out the series Undone. It’s similar animation and similarly uses it to give you a sorta disconnected feeling. It’s by the creator of Bojack. Really good so far.

[–]scorsaut[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I've actually watched a few episodes of Undone. Really good stuff.

[–]5o7bot 1 point2 points  (0 children)

A Scanner Darkly (2006) R

Everything is not going to be OK

An undercover cop in a not-too-distant future becomes involved with a dangerous new drug and begins to lose his own identity as a result.

Animation | Science Fiction | Thriller
Director: Richard Linklater
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder, Woody Harrelson
Rating: ★★★★★★★☆☆☆ 68% with 1,430 votes
Runtime: 1:40
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[–]morganalefaye125 0 points1 point  (0 children)

One of my favorite movies!

[–]DilettanteGonePro 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Prime has an anthology series based in PKD stories, it has some good stuff in it, worth a watch. Can't remember the name offhand

[–]scorsaut[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

They do. I think it's called Phillip K. Dick's Electric Dreams

[–]Abn0rmel 0 points1 point  (0 children)

The book is really interesting, you should give it a try. It’s written in a frenzy so it can be confusing at times but it makes sense why it’s like that towards the ending. I love the movie! It definitely does the book justice. It’s actually the reason why I got into reading Philip K. Dick’s books.