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When a Man Falls (2007)
"When a Man Falls in the Forest" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  6 March 2009 (Mexico)
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The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways



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The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways

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Over the course of a lifetime, a person sleeps about twenty years. Six of those years are spent dreaming.


Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for some violent content | See all certifications »



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Release Date:

6 March 2009 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Desires of a Housewife  »

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$2,000,000 (estimated)

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Written by Billy Corgan
Performed and Recorded by Billy Corgan
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Surprisingly "arty"
11 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A decent film, but be in the mood for some introspection. Sharon Stone is great because, well, she's Sharon Stone. You always get the feeling she's just about ready to snap a full on crazy - but that kinda IS what is interesting about Sharon Stone. Sort of a female Jack Nicholson, but hotter in heels and a skirt.

The movie gives a snapshot of how we can all get lost in drudgery and mundane life. So don't view when you're really depressed. The film does a nice job with symbolism and there's an incident that unites the characters and pulls the story together. Good film to watch on a chilly night with some cocoa and buddy so you can have the discussion about how you feel SO much better about YOUR life and would NEVER slide into one of the character's way of life.

I'd give it a B-

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