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Operation Sandman (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Sci-Fi  -  11 February 2000 (USA)
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In the heat of an American desert, Captain Jean Farrell arrives at a secret military installation, run by the enigmatic Doctor Harlan Jessup. Jessup is conducting 'Operation Sandman', an ... See full summary »

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Dr. Harlan Jessup
Rod Biermann ...
Kazinski
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Sturner (as Bob 'Hardcore' Holly)
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Mario Iván Martínez ...
General Podell
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Major Martin Richards (as John Haymes Newton)
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Gunnery Sergeant Riggins
Mary B. Ward ...
Captain Jean Farell
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Michael Woolson ...
Chaney
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In the heat of an American desert, Captain Jean Farrell arrives at a secret military installation, run by the enigmatic Doctor Harlan Jessup. Jessup is conducting 'Operation Sandman', an experiment involving a group of soldiers who have volunteered to be injected with 'the Juice', a drug which enables them to function without sleep. The team of soldiers, led by gruff and abusive 'Gunny' Riggins continually takes part in Virtual Reality scenarios whereby they face terrorists, kidnappers, guerrillas and a plethora of other situations that demand split-second timing, and undying obedience in the face of danger. They have continued for nearly three weeks without sleep, and their response times and reactions are better than ever. But there is a problem. As the test continues, the soldiers begin to see 'freaks', hallucinations that intrude on their consciousness and disturb their concentration. Jessup is on the point of getting government funding for the project and cannot afford hiccups, ... Written by Helen Chavez

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The worst war to fight is your own mind.

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Epiheirisi Sandman: Polemistes stin Kolasi  »

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Strange Psychological Thriller
9 February 2003 | by (Isle Of Bute , Scotland) – See all my reviews

This is a rather strange film , it`s made for television but there`s none of the mawkish disease of the week stuff you might expect . It`s a very dark tale of a military experiment going wrong . Even stranger I don`t know if I should love it or hate ! For the most part it`s rather blandly acted with very patchy production values and a script that feels if it was originally written as a X FILES episode and the script is far from original with bits culled from ALIENS and JACOBS LADDER , but even so I`m still thinking about OPERATION SANDMAN the day after seeing it


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