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WATCH: Find Out How Jake Gyllenhaal Meets His Double in New Featurette for 'Enemy'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 18, 2014 at 2:24PM

A new behind-the-scenes featurette has arrived for Denis Villeneuve's meticulous, dread-inducing doppelganger tale "Enemy," starring Jake Gyllenhaal times two. The film is already available via VOD, and hits theaters March 14.
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Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Enemy'
Jake Gyllenhaal in 'Enemy'

A new behind-the-scenes featurette has arrived for Denis Villeneuve's meticulous, dread-inducing doppelganger tale "Enemy," starring Jake Gyllenhaal times two. The film is already available via VOD, and hits theaters March 14.

In the video, we get some insight into how they staged and shot the scenes were Gyllenhaal -- who in the film plays both a history professor, Adam, and a would-be actor, Anthony --  meets himself. Villeneuve discusses the sequences, as does cinematographer Nicolas Bolduc and first AD Reid Dunlop. Gyllenhaal also weighs in on the conceptual aspects, and notes that "the film isn't so much about what is really 'two,' as what is really 'one.'"

Check it out below, and read our TOH! review of the film here.

This article is related to: Video, Video, Enemy, Denis Villeneuve, Denis Villeneuve, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jake Gyllenhaal


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.