George Orr, a man whose dreams can change waking reality, tries to suppress this unpredictable gift with drugs. Dr. Haber, an assigned psychiatrist, discovers the gift to be real and hypnotically induces Mr. Orr to change reality for the benefit of mankind --- with bizarre and frightening results. Written by
Did You Know?
Dr. William C. Dement
, the famous sleep researcher who founded the Stanford Sleep Clinic and for many years taught the popular "Sleep and Dreams" class at Stanford University, was a consultant to Ursula K. Le Guin
and is thanked in the closing credits. See more
You know what they say, neurotics build castles in the sky, psychotics live in them.
Psychiatrists collect the rent.
Remade as Lathe of Heaven