" A Scanner Darkly"

"A Scanner Darkly" (2006) The cop: Officer Fred/Bob Archer is a narc who's working toward a huge drug bust and an overdose; he's addicted to something called Substance D, even while trying to get it off the street. Rendered in surrealistic "rotoscopic" animation (à la director Richard Linklater's earlier film "Waking Life"), the character's zonked-out existentialism is a perfect fit with Reeves' innate spaciness. Key dialogue: "How'd I get here?"
Warner Independent Pictures
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