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The Curse of the Jade Scorpion is an American film directed, written by and starring Woody Allen. It was released on August 21, 2001.
The story follows CW Briggs, an insurance investigator, and Betty Ann Fitzgerald, an efficiency expert. Both are hypnotized by a crooked hypnotist into stealing jewels. The movie details the ensuing robberies and the investigation and attempts to overcome the hypnosis.
Tropes associated with this work:
- Brainwashed and Crazy
- Hypno Fool
- Manchurian Agent
- Old Shame: Woody Allen claims this is probably his worst film.
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