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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Fields
David Williams ...
Melanie Yeats ...
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Business Man 1
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Business Man 3
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Co-Worker (as David Allan Pearson)
Mr. Curtis
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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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2.35 : 1
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Written by Billy Corgan
Performed and Recorded by Billy Corgan
Courtesy of Martha's Music, LLC
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A Mature look at the disillusionment of midlife
26 January 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I don't think young people will appreciate this movie

though us older folk will understand the doldrums middle age can fall into this movie does that state justice with a good example of that proverb "be careful of what you wish for"

Sharon is not the total beauty you are used to but not hard on the eyes either ... Tim does a bit of a supposed spontaneous phone call that is a bit on the too good to be spontaneous side but doesn't detract from the essence of the theme and growth of the storyline.

to anyone who understands this state of depression and disillusion some aspects are a bit obvious but the story still does its job as a tear jerker of sorts.

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