Caught this one on Encore Suspense tonight. A 2004 film, The I Inside was directed by Roland Suso Richter, and is apparently his first English-language film. It looks like it had some film festival debuts, but was otherwise not granted a theatrical release, going straight to video.
The film is of the “mind screw” variety of suspense movies, starring Ryan Phillippe as Simon Cable, a man who awakens in a hospital in 2002 after nearly dying from an accidental poisoning. His doctor, Jeremy Newman (Stephen Rea) runs him through some standard tests, and they discover that Simon has lost the last two years of his memories. He doesn’t remember the death of his brother, Peter (Robert Sean Leonard), and has no recollection of his wife, Anna (Piper Perabo). He’s equally confused about the presence of another woman, Clair (Sarah Polley) who seems to have much more affection for him than his wife does. Continue reading