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Slipstream (2007)

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Aging screenwriter Felix Bonhoeffer has lived his life in two states of existence: in reality and his own interior world. While working on a murder mystery script, and unaware that his brain is on the verge of implosion, Felix is baffled when his characters start to appear in his life, and vice versa.

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Storyline

An actor and would-be screenwriter, who at the very moment of his meeting with Fate, comes to discover that life is random and fortune is sightless. He is thrown into a vortex where time, dreams, and reality collide in an increasingly whirling slipstream. It's a surreal and dreamlike tale of one man's journey. Written by Gregg Brilliant

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screenwriter | dream | murder | aging | actor | See more »

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Rated R for language and some violent images | See all certifications »

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11 April 2008 (Brazil)  »

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Slipstream Dream  »

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Opening Weekend:

$6,273 (USA) (26 October 2007)

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$6,273 (USA) (26 October 2007)
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Anthony Hopkins chose a moldy, mildewy storage room at the Redondo Beach Elks Lodge, CA to film his bedroom dream sequence because he didn't have to dress the walls to look moldy and mildewy. He also used the Lodge Room as a sound-stage for a TV news insert for a later bar scene and filmed the front of the Lodge as an emergency room entrance for his ambulance rush sequence. He signed autographs, posed for pictures, and used one of the Lodge members and his wife in the exterior scene. See more »

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19 February 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

i really wanted to like this movie even knowing that it would be a little complex and abstract. but after about 15 to 20mins i switched it off. it's not that i thought it was a bad movie, but complex and abstract were taken to a whole new level here. and i'm very into my artsy independent movies, but this was too much if you're looking to follow something that makes any kind of sense, at least for the first 20mins... but after reading other reviews on here, that doesn't seem to change much. this is definitely a movie to watch when you're in the right frame of mind and have a general idea of what you're getting into for the next hour and a half.


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