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The Perfect Sleep -- In a timeless city, a man with no name returns to the violent, brutal domain of assassins he left ten years before.  There is no reason for him to come back, save one: Porphyria, the girl he grew up with...
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Against the backdrop of a noirish dreamscape, a tortured man returns to the city he swore he would never return to... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Anton Pardoe ... The Narrator

Anthony Dilio ... Walter (as Anthony Dee)
David Beck ... Walter's Goon
Ken Clark ... Walter's Goon
Ryan Fitzgerald ... Walter's Goon
James Hart ... Walter's Goon (as Jimmy Hart)

Roselyn Sanchez ... Porphyria

Denyse Tontz ... Young Porphyria
Scout Alter ... Young Narrator

Frank Bruynbroek ... Young Nikolai

Scarlett Chorvat ... Tatiana

Daniel Goddard ... Sergei

Dmitri S. Boudrine ... Kolya (as Dimitri Boudrine)
Stefan Pardoe ... Ganya
Said Bakouch ... The Maharajah
Brandon Kumar ... Young Rajah

Pasha D. Lychnikoff ... Vassily (as Pavel Lynchnikoff)

Cameron Daddo ... Rogozhin

Tristan Thomas ... Young Ivan

Peter J. Lucas ... Ivan

Sam Thakur ... The Rajah

John Fleck ... Mr. Van Heflin

Patrick Bauchau ... Nikolai
Martin Hunter ... The Assassin

Isaac C. Singleton Jr. ... Gregor

Franc Ross ... Wind Generator Repairman

Amanda Gallo ... Nadya

Jeremy Batiste ... Singing Guard

Dominiquie Vandenberg ... Captain Keller

Traci Ann Wolfe ... Femme Fatale

Michael Paré ... Officer Pavlovich
Michael Hugghins ... City Steps Perp
Matt Baker ... Clinic Guard

Gary Michael Schultz ... Clinic Guard (as Gary Schultz)

Tony Amendola ... Dr. Sebastian
MfD ... Alberto the Janitor
Jeff Kerr McGivney ... First Generator Room Guard

Derek Anthony ... Second Generator Room Guard

Damion Poitier ... First Hallway Guard
Jeff Podgurski ... Second Hallway Guard

Jeremy Fitzgerald ... Stethoscoped Guard
Brandon Johnson ... Gurney Guard

Amy Jo Traicoff ... Dr. Sylvija
Jeff S. Chase ... Fort Epanchin Guard
Crouchy ... Fort Epanchin Guard

Clay Cullen ... Fort Epanchin Guard
Chris Daniels ... Fort Epanchin Guard

Rex Reddick ... Fort Epanchin Guard (as Rex J. Reddick)

Felipe Savahge ... Fort Epanchin Guard
Mark Sawyer ... Fort Epanchin Guard

Larnell Stovall ... Fort Epanchin Guard

Scott Workman ... Fort Epanchin Guard

Keith Allan ... The Grand Inquisitor M.D.
Michael Perrin ... Nikolai's Mongrel
Kenny Richards ... Nikolai's Mongrel

Craig Frosty Silva ... Nikolai's Mongrel (as Craig 'Frosty' Silva)

Tim Sitarz ... Nikolai's Mongrel
Ryan Watson ... Nikolai's Mongrel

Ralf Koch ... Little Boy Blue
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Daniela Amavia ... Nastasia (uncredited)
Chad Koch ... Running Attack Guard (uncredited)

Julia Rose ... Semele (uncredited)

Directed by
Jeremy Alter 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Anton Pardoe  writer

Produced by
Jeremy Alter .... producer
C. Steve Goldstein .... associate producer
Keith Kjarval .... producer
Anton Pardoe .... producer
Steven Ritchie .... line producer: additional photograhy
Ben Ruffman .... associate producer
Jay Sedrish .... executive producer
Rafael E. Sánchez .... associate producer
Original Music by
David Vanian 
Cinematography by
Charles Papert 
Film Editing by
Martin Hunter 
Casting by
Caroline Liem 
Production Design by
Clayton Hartley 
Art Direction by
Mark Molina 
Set Decoration by
Chanida Trueblood 
Costume Design by
Kristen Anacker 
Makeup Department
Michelle Clark .... key makeup artist
Duke Cullen .... special makeup effects artist
Christina M. Gaudy .... makeup artist (additional photography)
Clark Ivor .... hair stylist: Roselyn Sanchez
Clark Ivor .... makeup artist: Roselyn Sanchez
Brian Penikas .... special makeup effects artist
Yvonne Wang .... makeup artist
Production Management
Allan Hagan .... unit production manager: second unit
Pamela Jaeckle .... production supervisor
Jay Sedrish .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Keri Bruno .... second second assistant director
Thom Buckley .... additional second assistant director
Chris Edmonds .... first assistant director
Michelle Edmonds .... second assistant director
Taylor Phillips .... assistant director: additional photography
Art Department
Dennis L. Baker .... set dresser
Justin DeNino .... set dresser
Mark Fenlason .... property master
Matthew Lach .... assistant property master
Lance Lindahl .... set dresser
Sound Department
Dean Andre .... sound mixer: additional photography
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer
Robert Dehn .... assistant sound editor
Emil Gallardo .... sound production assistant
Jason Gaya .... assistant sound editor
Jason Gaya .... sound recordist
Judah Getz .... assistant sound editor
Shawn London .... sound effects editor
Peter V. Meiselmann .... production sound mixer
Tim Montijo .... sound designer
Evaristo Scarsanela Junior .... assistant sound editor
Ian Wallschlaeger .... boom operator: additional photography
Stacey A. Washer .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
John Brubaker .... roto artist
Chris LeDoux .... visual effects supervisor
Tim LeDoux .... digital compositor
Michael A. Martinez .... digital compositor
Jeff Chase .... stunts
Ken Clark .... stunt performer
Jeremy Fitzgerald .... stunt coordinator
Ryan Fitzgerald .... stunt player
Johnny Nguyen .... stunt double: The Rajah
Rex Reddick .... stunts
Kenny Richards .... stunt actor: thug
Felipe Savahge .... utility stunts
Craig Frosty Silva .... stunt double
Craig Frosty Silva .... stunts
Tim Sitarz .... stunt performer
Larnell Stovall .... stunts
Ryan Watson .... stunts
Scott Workman .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Bartolini .... gaffer: additional photography
Greg Brezovec .... grip
Tyler Cartner .... assistant camera
Eric C. Castro .... best boy electric
Jeff Dolen .... electrician
Shane English .... assistant camera
Ray Garcia .... key grip
Greg Gardiner .... director of photography: additional photography
Antonio V. Garrido .... best boy grip
Antonio V. Garrido .... dolly grip
Tim Hermann .... electrician
Matthew Kistenmacher .... electrician
Gerald Lee .... electrician
Gabriel Lewis .... gaffer: second unit
Daniel Miller .... key grip
Jon Reynolds .... assistant camera
Bradley Richard .... first assistant camera
Michael Roberts .... still photographer
Todd SanSone .... digital imaging technician
Rafael E. Sánchez .... gaffer
Sam Wayman .... electrician
Justin Wells .... digital imaging technician
Darryl Wilson .... best boy grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daphne Vardakis .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Emily Chiu .... first assistant editor
Daniel Doss .... assistant editor
Location Management
Jonathan Jansen .... location manager
Jun C. Lin .... location manager
Music Department
David Bianco .... score mixer
Justin Gariano .... music engineer
Justin Gariano .... music programmer
Rafael Serrano .... pro tools guru
David Vanian .... music performer
David Vanian .... music producer
Transportation Department
Robert aaron Brown .... driver: production van
Charles Ramirez .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
LaVonne Rae Andrews .... craft service
Jeremy Batiste .... production assistant
Anthony Eikner .... script supervisor: additional photography
Mark Fenlason .... weapons handler
Iwona Kanclerz .... script supervisor
Tennyson E. Stead .... production assistant
Lavinia Zetina .... production accountant
Michael Brodersen .... very special thanks (as Mike Brodersen)
Gary Oldman .... very special thanks

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Additional Details

Rated R for violence, some language and brief drug use
Germany:99 min (European Film Market)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Continuity: At about ten minutes and eighteen seconds into the film, The Narrator is awoken by a car horn outside the "warehouse". He gets up, on his knees, using the cane for support. Then the camera switches to a shot of Walter laying on the ground, his cane visible and also lying on the ground. In the next shot, Walter's cane is in The Narrator's hand again.See more »
The Narrator:For the first time in my life I feel like I've been part of a job well done. The operative word being *done*.See more »
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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Rewatchable, 27 July 2012
Author: Je re from United Kingdom

The film is visually interesting, and has a plot that I found needed a second viewing to fully appreciate. Intellectually stimulating, really gripping make believe.

It is melodramatic and has its flaws. Some of the acting moments are weak, particularly from the lead actress in the finale. Others are superbly acted, and I thought the lead actor particularly well cast. As well as many of the supporting roles. There are gory moments and one particularly memorable chilling character.

Nit pickers won't find perfection here but this is one of few films I've enjoyed re-watching - three times now, and will probably do so again.

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