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Dream for an Insomniac (1996)

 -  Romance | Comedy | Drama  -  18 April 1996 (USA)
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Girl leads a lonely life until she meets the boy of her dreams. The boy, however, has a live-in girlfriend.

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Cast

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David Shrader
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Rob
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Uncle Leo
Sean Blackman ...
Juice (as Sean San Jose Blackman)
Michael Sterk ...
B.J.
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Molly Monday
Robert Kelker-Kelly ...
Trent (as Robert Kelker Kelly)
Robert Ernst ...
Homeless Man
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Dick in Sushi Bar
Fred Gualco ...
Policeman #1
Roger Craig ...
Policeman #2
Louis Velez ...
Sammy Davis
Mai Huynh ...
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A girl with insomnia who works in a coffee house has impossibly high standards for her love and fears she will never meet a worthy man. Then in walks a new employee and they click - until she discovers he has a girlfriend. Undaunted, she moves to L.A. with a friend sure that he will dump the girlfriend and follow her. She puts all her faith in fate and hopes for the best. Written by Ed Lorusso

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A dreamer who couldn't sleep. An author who couldn't write. A friend who couldn't help but help.

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Romance | Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »
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18 April 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alma de Poeta, Olhos de Sinatra  »

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The accents that Allison demonstrates are: French, Irish, Southern, snotty-rich, New York, Canadian, sub-continental Indian, and Jewish. See more »

Quotes

Frankie: Never trust a man who doesn't have eyes like Sinatra.
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References Baby Doll (1956) See more »

Soundtracks

Keeping Awake
Written by Don Peris (as Don) and Karen Peris
Performed by Innocence Mission
Courtesy of A&M Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Great date movie - awesome first effort
21 October 1998 | by (Huntsville, Alabama) – See all my reviews

I get the impression that this is the director/writer's first film, and I have to say I was impressed. I like the script, although some of the characters seem to be a little exaggerated, particularly Leo. However, for the most part, it was well-written - I'm amazed this was a first try. My friends and I talk like the dialogue in this film so it really rang true to us. I hope she gets to make more films - we'll be waiting for them. The soundtrack rocks, too.


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