Lynn Hershman-Leeson's Teknolust (2002) might have been a Rocky Horror Picture Show-type cult classic if anyone had ever seen it; unfortunately, it was quickly marginalized and forgotten. It's exceedingly weird, but has just about everything going for it. (Make sure you have donuts on hand while watching.)
Tilda Swinton plays scientist Rosetta Stone, who has created three clones of herself: Ruby, Marine, and Olive (all played by Swinton, in an amazing performance). The clones live in her computer, but since they lack a male element, Ruby must sneak out from time to time, seduce men, and bring their "essence" back to replenish her ailing sisters.
Unfortunately, she carries a virus that leaves bar codes on the foreheads of her victims. James Urbaniak plays an FBI man, and Karen Black is a private detective. Jeremy Davies plays a copy-shop guy--his copies come out like warped artworks--who falls in love with Ruby. Shot in San Francisco, the movie has both a high-tech, multicolored look and a grubby, low-budget feel, both of which somehow fit perfectly. Monologist Josh Kornbluth has a funny role as one of Swinton's victims.
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