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Lathe of Heaven (2002)

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In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain.

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Dr. William Haber
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Heather Lelache
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Mannie
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Penny
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Judge
Suzanne Desautels ...
Lelache's Secretary
Belinda Hum ...
Mrs. Nakumisi
Tetsuro Shigematsu ...
Mr. Nakumisi
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Medic
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Security Officer (as Danny Blanco-Hall)
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Search Man #1
Daniel Do ...
Waker / Host
Daniel Pilon ...
President Murtle
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Game Show Host
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In a near future society a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first but soon decides to use him for his own gain.

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His dreams control our destiny, but who controls his dreams.

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O Flagelo dos Céus  »

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Orr's rain jacket was inspired by the aliens from the first movie adaption, "The Lathe of Heaven". See more »

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Remake of The Lathe of Heaven (1980) See more »

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Provocative, highly watchable
12 September 2002 | by (L A.) – See all my reviews

I haven't read the book or seen the original film made in 1980, so I have nothing to compare this remake to, and I enjoyed it very much. The story is a fantastic metaphor about how we shape/dream our own realities, and there are excellent performances from Haas and Caan (both with double a's in their names - coincidence?....) I would most definitely want to see the original version now, since it has been recommended so highly by my fellow reviewers here at the site.

Wanted to add that I've since seen the original, and I actually liked the new one better, believe it or not - I thought the story evolved with more clarity in the remake and the overall feeling it left me with was more satisfying than the original as well. Both excellent, though.


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