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Director:
Writer:
Bruce McIntosh (screenplay)
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Plot:
Bill wakes up from a coma in a hospital ward, raving about tissue regeneration experiments, final injections... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Good character driven movie See more (52 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Denis Leary ... Bill Tyler
Hope Davis ... Dr. Ann Johnson

J.C. MacKenzie ... Todd

Jim Gaffigan ... Dayton
Jim Hornyak ... Orderly
Maureen Anderman ... Supervisor

Marin Hinkle ... Sherry
Madison Arnold ... Bill's Father

Caroline Kava ... Bill's Mother
Mary Diveny ... Nurse
Janet Hovious ... Doctor
Nadine Delallo ... Ward Nurse

Bruce McIntosh ... Dr. Edward Manning
Stephen P. Dunn ... Larry (as Steve Dunn)
Anthony Pettine ... Coloring Patient
Eric Gearity ... Puzzle Patient
John Brainard ... VCR Patient
Lisa LeGuillou ... Bookstore Clerk
Danny Drohojowski ... Todd's Son

Tina Benko ... Blonde in Bar
Guy Davis ... Singer

Hélène Cardona ... ICU Nurse

Christina Kirk ... Mary

Ezra Knight ... Lawyer

Seth Barrish ... Staff Member #1

Earl Hindman ... Official
Catherine Brophy ... Staff Member #2

Ben Wilson ... Attendant
Nancy Wu ... Dancing Nurse
Alexis Alexanian ... Pushy Nurse

Jodie Burke ... Coroner
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sam Hutchins ... (uncredited)
Guy Mason ... Orderly (uncredited)
Ben Szemkus ... Orderly (uncredited)
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Directed by
Campbell Scott 
 
Writing credits
Bruce McIntosh (screenplay)

Produced by
Alexis Alexanian .... producer
Mary Frances Budig .... producer
Stephen P. Dunn .... producer (as Steve Dunn)
Caroline Kaplan .... executive producer
Campbell Scott .... producer
Jonathan Sehring .... executive producer
John Sloss .... executive producer
Gary Winick .... producer
 
Original Music by
Guy Davis 
 
Cinematography by
Dan Gillham 
 
Film Editing by
Andy Keir 
 
Casting by
Marcia DeBonis 
Ellen Lewis 
 
Production Design by
Chris Shriver 
 
Art Direction by
John Brainard 
 
Costume Design by
Toni Fusco 
 
Makeup Department
Annette Lorant .... hair designer
Annette Lorant .... makeup designer
Donna M. Schwarz .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jake Abraham .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sam Hutchins .... first assistant director
Chad Lemieux .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jon Nissenbaum .... property master
Jon Nissenbaum .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Ethan Beigel .... foley mixer for m&e
Peter Fonda .... boom operator
Mariusz Glabinski .... sound effects editor
Marlena Grzaslewicz .... dialogue editor
Conor Guy .... assistant sound editor
Thomas Kodros .... stereo sound consultant: Dolby (as Thomas G. Kodros)
David Raphael .... production sound mixer (as Dave Raphael)
Steven Simons .... sound re-recording mixer
Ira Spiegel .... supervising sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
Eleanor Harwood .... magic bullet producer
Aaron Rhodes .... magic bullet colorist
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Gearity .... camera operator: "b" camera
Eric Gearity .... key grip
Cliff Weisner .... gaffer
 
Editorial Department
Chi Yoon Chung .... assistant editor
Allyson King .... on-line editor
Beth Moran .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Linda Cohen .... music supervisor
Jacob Ribicoff .... music editor
Alex Steyermark .... executive music producer
 
Transportation Department
Mike Easter .... picture car
 
Other crew
Johney Batista .... production assistant
Gilette DeBary .... production assistant
Sam Hutchins .... location manager
Julia Judge .... creative consultant
Guy Mason .... production assistant
Anthony Pettine .... continuity
Anthony Pettine .... script supervisor
Jennifer Prescot .... production office assistant
Ben Szemkus .... production assistant
Jane Tsighis .... production accountant
Christian Zak .... technical director
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language
Runtime:
111 min
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Trivia:
Blues guitarist Guy Davis, the singer at the bar, also provides most of the soundtrack.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): There is a typo on the consent form: "physical harm" reads "physical farm".See more »
Quotes:
Bill:[into intercom] Can I get an order of booty and a side order of Xanax, preferably a blonde, for a condemned man?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Ban the Sadist Videos! Part 2 (2006) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Little SisterSee more »

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6 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
Good character driven movie, 3 September 2002
Author: BigGuy from United States

Many people would not like this movie because so much of what is going on is never revealed. In a way the situation even seems a trifle contrived. Had the same story been done in standard big Hollywood fashion, there would have been special effects of the freezing and other SGI's galore. More attention would have been paid to the background situation and not just the main two characters.

I am very glad that this movie was not done that way. Hope Davis and Denis Leary do an amazing job in this film. Usually known for his caustic small screen/comedy special personality, Leary plays a man who lost everything in his life, and his sense of reality. He does an excellent job, particularly early in the movie, establishing a man on the verge of breakdown. Hope Davis plays his therapist. She portrays a soulful character who is stuck in an incredibly difficult position.

Together they have great chemistry that isn't forced. The love that blossoms between them is the obviously dictated by the story, but in seems to unfold naturally. Early on they spar verbally, but eventually start to trust each other. When the finale rolls around, the scene doesn't seem forced but rather is poignant. And although Davis really sells the finale, Leary also does a fine job.

Again, this movie is not for everyone, but many will appreciate it.

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