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Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie 2002) Poster

(2002 TV Movie)

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Bruce Davison, who played George Orr in the 1980 teleplay, acted as executive producer on the 2002 remake.
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The movie begins and ends with a quote from Andrew Marvell's poem "The Garden" - "The mind, that ocean where each kind Does straight its own resemblance find; Yet it creates, transcending these, Far other worlds, and other seas".
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Orr's rain jacket was inspired by the aliens from the first movie adaption, "The Lathe of Heaven".
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Because of the premise of the movie, it can be seen as either a remake of "The Lathe of Heaven" or its sequel.
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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.
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The movie has two love stories, George Orr and Heather Lelache and also Dr. Haber and Penny. After Orr says you can't dream someone away if you love them, Haber and Penny are seen. Later, after Haber changes everything, he and Penny are still together now as doctor and patient.
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