Sundance 2014: Jesse Eisenberg meets Jesse Eisenberg in 'The Double' | EW.com

Movies | Inside Movies

Sundance 2014: Jesse Eisenberg on meeting ... Jesse Eisenberg in 'The Double' -- VIDEO

SUNDANCE THE DOUBLE

In The Double, Jesse Eisenberg’s character, James, is driven mad by the appearance of his doppelgänger, Simon. Eisenberg plays both versions of himself in the film, which is based off an 1846 Fyodor Dostoevsky novella, set in more modern times.

Director Richard Ayoade and Eisenberg sat down at Sundance with EW’s Anthony Breznican to discuss how the filmed the complex dual-character scenes and why many films have explored the notion of there being someone else just like you out there.

Check out the full interview below:

More from Our Partners