British Comedy Guide

The Double.

The Double

2014 British comedy film. Stars Jesse Eisenberg, Chris O'Dowd and Mia Wasikowska.

The Double.

The Double

Comedy drama written and directed by Richard Ayoade, based on the story by 19th Century Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky

Genre
Film
Released
2014
Starring
Jesse Eisenberg, Chris O'Dowd and Mia Wasikowska
Writers
Fyodor Dostoevsky, Richard Ayoade and Avi Korine
Director
Richard Ayoade

Simon is a timid man, scratching out an isolated existence in an indifferent world. He is overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. He feels powerless to change any of these things.

The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon's exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon's horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.

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