The Jacket (2005)

The film centers on a wounded Gulf war veteran who returns to his native Vermont suffering from bouts of amnesia. He is hitching and gets picked up by a stranger, things go pear shaped when a cop pulls them over and is murdered by the stranger. The vet. is wrongly accused of killing the cop and lands up in an asylum. A quack doctor prescribes a course of experimental therapy, restraining him in a heavy duty straight jacket-like device, and locks him away in a body drawer of the basement morgue. During course of his treatment he gets flashbacks and visions of his future , where he can foresee he is to die in four days time. The catch is he doesn't know how. Thus commences the classic race against time.
Genres:  DramaMysterySci-FiThriller
Actors:  Adrien BrodyKeira Knightley
Directors:  John Maybury
Countries:  USAGermany
Writers:  Tom BleeckerMarc Rocco
Runtime: 1h 43min
Release: 2005-03-04
IMDb: 7.1

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