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Sleep Dealer (2008)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi  |  10 December 2008 (France)
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The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates.

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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)
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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

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

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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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a scary/beautiful look at our future
30 August 2009 | by (2inches from the screen) – See all my reviews

There I said it...BLADERUNNER

Why did i say it?..

because watching this movie reminded me how I felt the first time I saw Ridley Scott's masterpiece.

What gives?..

Well, although the two movies are light years apart in terms of budget and storyline what caught me was that Sleep Dealer creates a 100% believable future with it's inherent beautiful,nasty and grotesque humanity/technology co-existence. Very few sci-fi movies ever get that right, its usually "too shiny". The future looks scary after viewing Sleep Dealer, and all too real. Roy Batty would approve.

Great acting, real looking (non-hollywood-ed) people, a plot ...that develops throughout the movie, even a love story of sorts, and all this with cinematography and music that accents the whole thing just right.

To all involved:

THANK YOU / MUCHISIMOS GRACIAS


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