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
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Mr. Nakumisi
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Search Man #1
Daniel Do ...
Waker / Host
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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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Orr's rain jacket was inspired by the aliens from the first movie adaption, "The Lathe of Heaven". See more »

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Ugh...
28 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

Simply put: it has no soul. It is devoid of character and suffers from being overdesigned and grossly underwritten. The novel and the 1980 PBS version are full of interesting, curious "character moments" and have a healthy sense of wry humor. This version has sacrificed everything--everything--that made the novel and the earlier version so wonderful, so human. George Orr is a mannequin. Lelache is a complete cipher. Dr. Haber exhibits none of the eccentric egomania that should be driving his character.

Lest you turn into a pillar of salt like Lots' wife, avert your eyes...


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