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Sleep Dealer (2008)

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Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Luis Fernando Peña ...
Memo Cruz
Metztli Adamina ...
Dolores Cruz
José Concepción Macías ...
Miguel Cruz
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David Cruz
Greg Lucas ...
Drones TV Host (as Gregg Lucas)
Martín Palomares ...
Gus Panchano
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Sean Garnhart ...
Rudy's Commander (voice)
Guillermo Ríos ...
Rudy's Supervisor
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Montserrat Revah ...
Luz's Computer (voice)
Miguel A. Saldaña ...
Coyotek #1 (as Miguel Angel Saldaña)
Sergio Limon ...
Coyotek #2
José Luis Méndez ...
Coyotek #3
Carlos Valencia ...
Twiggy
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Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Rated PG-13 for some violence and sexuality | See all certifications »

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10 December 2008 (France)  »

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Sleep Dealer  »

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Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$35,050 (USA) (17 April 2009)

Gross:

$75,727 (USA) (19 June 2009)
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When Memo, at work operating the robot, helps the worker next to him who collapses, he is not wearing the contact lenses that he needs to operate the robot. (He did not have time to take them out.) See more »

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Excellent NOT boring
8 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was excellent and entirely not boring. It gave me chills at certain points. If you know anything about the privatization of water you will overly enjoy this movie. This is a take on how people are not connected to each other anymore and our ignorance/negligence helps large corporations/governments take us over and control us. The movie states a problem and brings about a touching solution with the help of well developed characters.

If you're a movie snob and can't get a useful message out of this film you didn't deserve to waste your money on it..

Watch this movie knowing that not a lot of money was spent on it.. It's not a 150 million dollar budgeted movie.. it used 2.5 million. I think Donnie Darko used about the same amount 7 years ago (to put into perspective). Rivera did an excellent job.


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