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Chasing Sleep (2000)

A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.

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Ed Saxon
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Susie
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Officer Stewart
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Detective Derm
Michelle Held ...
Mrs. Mastrioni
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Sadie
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George
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Doctor
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Detective Mazurek
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Detective Snyder
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Geoffrey
Eros Biox ...
Baby (as Eros Ion Biox)
Tom Whalen ...
911 Operator (voice)
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Voice of Eve
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A college professor wakes up to find his wife has not returned home, then struggles to understand her disappearance.

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The nightmare begins when you open your eyes...


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Rated R for language, violence, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The bottle of Dreamatol that Jeff Daniels takes out in the beginning of the movie (the first pills he takes in the film) has instructions that read: "For the relief of pain at its source, take as many pills as you can swallow until dreams overtake your perception of reality. Be cautious of the amount only when concerned with returning to reality. Otherwise, take the entire bottle for a complete disconnection from the pain of existence." Under the trademarked name Dreamatol it is described as a Dream Enhancer/Fever Reducer, even though the only ingredient listed is Ibuprofen. See more »

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The text at the end of the credits: The director would like to mention that he was not going 92 miles an hour when he was pulled over in Waterlou Township and should have his fine refunded and an apology send to him. See more »

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Piano Recording No. 6 Andante Soave
Written by Fanny Mendelssohn-Hensel
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My grandpa, my brother, and I watched "Chasing Sleep" and needless to say, we are REALLY confused. Does anybody know what really happened? Did Saxxon kill his wife? Or was it her lover? Did she really die at all? Why are all the cops taking pills? What's with the finger? (The baby I actually get. ^_^ ) Why is his house so shaddy? Does anybody even know? :)

If anybody knows, feel free to email me.

Thanks.


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