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Chasing Sleep (2000)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  16 May 2001 (France)
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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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Complete credited cast:
Ed Saxon
Officer Stewart
Detective Derm
Michelle Held ...
Mrs. Mastrioni
Guy Sanville ...
Lisa Sodman Elzinga ...
Pregnant Nurse
Dennis North ...
Detective Mazurek
Detective Snyder
Eros Biox ...
Baby (as Eros Ion Biox)
Tom Whalen ...
911 Operator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Betsey Amid ...
Voice of Eve


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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Jeff Daniels is barefoot for the entire film. 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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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.


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