DVD: The Adjustment Bureau, For retail & rental (Universal)

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The Independent Culture

A young politician (Matt Damon) catches a team of strange men in hats wielding mind probes. As one of them later puts it to him, he has just "seen through a curtain you weren't even supposed to know existed".

This kind of thing happens a lot in the stories of Philip K Dick. But whereas most film adaptations of the his work alight on its dystopian qualities, this uses it as the springboard for an optimistic romantic fantasy.