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When a Man Falls (2007)

When a Man Falls in the Forest (original title)
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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:
David Williams ...
Melanie Yeats ...
Peter Kawasaki ...
Business Man 1
Peter Jenkins ...
Bussines Man 2
Business Man 3
David Allan Pearson ...
Mr. Curtis
Tricia / Woman in Bar
Remy Ponak ...
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The intertwining lives of three men reveal that each deal with his problems in different, self-destructive ways

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


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


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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »


Box Office


$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


When Gary (Timothy Hutton) is watching television, a narrator is giving information about some footage being shown. The date that the footage took place on is August 16, 1960. This is the same day Hutton was born. See more »


Written by Billy Corgan
Performed and Recorded by Billy Corgan
Courtesy of Martha's Music, LLC
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when a man falls
24 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

This movie is a complete waste of time. I have watched it and could not tell you what it was about. The cover of the movie is pure deception, it leads you to believe that it is a sit on the edge of your seat movie NOT. If you want to feel really depressed go ahead and watch it but leave the pills in the bathroom. 90 minutes of my life felt like a lifetime of head in bucket full of snakes.Sorry but just did not get it at all.Wanted a movie with some feel to it , all I felt was pain. I kept telling myself it will get better, but alas it never did. The only thing that saved the movie for me was that it finally ended. I was holding on looking for that spark that would tell You did not waste your money but that never happened.

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