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A Scanner Darkly - A Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman

A Scanner Darkly - A Screenplay by Charlie Kaufman

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Kaufman's screen adaptation of Phillip K. Dick's novel

Kaufman's screen adaptation of Phillip K. Dick's novel

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Published by: fucoid on Jan 18, 2009
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08/12/2015

... point to it.

56.

CONTINUED:

(CONTINUED)

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN #2
In many of those taking Substance D, a
split between the right hemisphere and
the left hemisphere occurs. There is
a loss of proper gestalting, which is
a defect within both the percept and
the cognitive systems.

Fred continues to study the diagram.

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN #1
Can you see the form here, Fred? We
need an answer. There is a time limit.

FRED
(hesitantly)
I see a Coke bottle, I guess.

The two technicians exchange glances.

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN #1
A soda pop bottle is correct.

Medical Technician #1 puts down the card and makes a note on
his clipboard. He holds up another card.

FRED
Is this about the Lion's Club speech?

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN #2
Are you getting cross-chatter, Fred?

FRED

Getting what?

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN #1
Between the hemispheres. Cross-
chatter.

MEDICAL TECHNICIAN #2
If there's damage to the left
hemisphere, where the linguistic skills
are normally located, then sometimes
the right hemisphere will fill in.

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