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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Ursula K. Le Guin (novel)
Alan Sharp (teleplay)
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Release Date:
8 September 2002 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
His dreams control our destiny, but who controls his dreams.
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Provocative, highly watchable See more (55 total) »

Cast

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James Caan ... Dr. William Haber

Lukas Haas ... George Orr

Lisa Bonet ... Heather Lelache

David Strathairn ... Mannie

Sheila McCarthy ... Penny

Serge Houde ... Judge
Suzanne Desautels ... Lelache's Secretary
Belinda Hum ... Mrs. Nakumisi
Tetsuro Shigematsu ... Mr. Nakumisi

Jonathan Higgins ... Medic

Danny Blanco Hall ... Security Officer (as Danny Blanco-Hall)

Conrad Pla ... Search Man #1
Daniel Do ... Waker / Host
Daniel Pilon ... President Murtle

Steve Adams ... Game Show Host

Claudia Besso ... Personality #1

Cas Anvar ... TV Personality #3
Steve Anthony ... Personality #4
Lori Graham ... Newscaster #1
Caroline Van Vlaardingen ... Newscaster #2
Caroline Van ... Newscaster #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Elisabetta Fantone ... Patient Relative (uncredited)

Directed by
Philip Haas 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Ursula K. Le Guin (novel "The Lathe of Heaven")

Alan Sharp (teleplay)

Produced by
Craig Baumgarten .... executive producer
David Craig .... supervising producer
Bruce Davison .... co-producer
Allen Sabinson .... executive producer
Mark Winemaker .... producer
 
Original Music by
Angelo Badalamenti 
 
Cinematography by
Pierre Mignot 
 
Film Editing by
Jean-François Bergeron 
 
Casting by
Avy Kaufman 
Andrea Kenyon 
 
Production Design by
Sylvain Gingras 
 
Art Direction by
Daniel Carpentier 
 
Costume Design by
Liz Vandal 
 
Makeup Department
Gaétan Landry .... hair stylist
Serge Morache .... key hair stylist
Nathalie Trépanier .... assistant makeup artist
Hanna Yee .... assistant hair stylist
 
Production Management
Paul Boutin .... unit manager
Ginette Guillard .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Pierre Bouchard .... second assistant director
Paul Drouin .... additional third assistant director
Mireille Goulet .... first assistant director
Auree Tommi Lepage .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Kun Chang .... concept artist
Louis Frederic Denomme .... art department assistant
Marcel Pierre Dussol .... props
Marie-Soleil Dénommé .... assistant decorator
Ronny Gosselin .... propmaker
Simone Leclerc .... property master
Jean-Francois Mignault .... illustrator
Jean-Francois Mignault .... pre-visualization
Russell Moore .... first assistant art director
Andrée Roy .... art runner
 
Sound Department
Terry Burke .... foley artist
Steph Carrier .... sound re-recording mixer
Erik Culp .... foley mixer
Maxime Ferland .... boom operator
Peter Kambasis .... assistant sound editor
Claude La Haye .... production sound mixer
Timothy Mehlenbacher .... assistant sound editor
Steve Munro .... supervising sound editor
Dale Sheldrake .... dialogue editor
Paul Shikata .... foley assistant
Orest Sushko .... sound re-recording mixer
David Yonson .... adr recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Louis Craig .... special effects supervisor (uncredited)
André Laforest .... special effects technician (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Peter Denomme .... executive in charge of visual effects: Calibre Digital (as Pete Denomme)
John Paul Docherty .... digital effects supervisor: Peerless
Ditch Doy .... senior CG animator: Peerless
Mark Fordham .... head of matte department
Noel Hooper .... visual effects supervisor
Brian Lui .... playback animator
Andrew Nguyen .... compositor
Andrew Nguyen .... matte painter
Matt Schofield .... matte painter
Che Spencer .... visual effects coordinator
Mikaela Tullett .... visual effects coordinator
Tom Turnbull .... visual effects consultant
Marc Twinam-Cauchi .... CG animator: Peerless
Pat Wong .... senior 2D compositor: Peerless (as Patrick Wong)
David Hedley .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Mark Spevick .... digital effects artist: Peerless (uncredited)
Rainy Venne .... Flame artist (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Jean Frenette .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernard Arseneau .... gaffer
Yves Arseneau .... electrician
Geoffroy Beauchemin .... first assistant camera
Philippe Bossé .... still photographer
Sylvain Bélanger .... grip
Amelie Duceppe .... camera trainee
Robert Lapierre Jr. .... key grip
Marco Venditto .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Randi Wells .... extras casting
 
Editorial Department
Stéfanie Guadagnino .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Paul Intson .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Richard Chabot .... driver: cast
 
Other crew
Chantal Allard .... production assistant
Guy Aumond .... production accountant
Lynn Beaudin .... assistant location manager
Pierre Blondin .... location manager
Daniel Boudreau .... production assistant
Alain Bourassa .... on-set playback
Alain Dahan .... computer/video operator
Benoit Thériault .... production assistant
 

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USA:90 min | USA:91 min
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Trivia:
In the end, Dr. Haber does cure Orr. This is represented by his jellyfish, representing normality, now swimming with a large school of jellyfish. Also, in the final scene, Manny, who has always taken care of Orr throughout all the changes, does not recognize him.See more »
Movie Connections:
Remake of The Lathe of Heaven (1980) (TV)See more »

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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Provocative, highly watchable, 12 September 2002
Author: Rogue-32 from L A.

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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