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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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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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Trivia

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

Quotes

Frankie: [to Rob] What's not eating you?
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References Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Written by Joe Davis and Osvaldo Farrés
Performed by Cake
Courtesy of Capricorn Records, LLC
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Licensing
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Charming
1 September 2002 | by (Cork, Ireland) – See all my reviews

A charming little movie, made just around the time "Friends" (and Jennifer Aniston) were becoming huge.

Jennifer Aniston, sporting her then famous 'The Rachel' haircut, is good in a supporting role; but it is Ione Skye that really shines.

A lovely, independent little romantic comedy drama, that managed to find a place in my heart (I know - aw shucks and all that).

Favourite line, issued by Ione Skye after the guy of her dreams has given her a cup of hot milk to help her slip (paraphrase): "You're not going to make me drink any more warm white fluids ... are you?!"

WICKED!


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