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Release Date:
26 February 2008 (USA) See more »
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Twin girls overcome physical limitations to learn the secrets of heaven and nature. See more »
Plot:
Dr. Reineger is a child neuro-psychologist who has become confident that the twin Anna has a form of autism called Asperger's Syndrome... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Ed K. Gildersleeve ... Dr. Reineger

Nikki Haddad ... Anna Woodruff

Jessi Haddad ... Sarah Woodruff
Courtney Sanford ... Janice Woodruff
Travis Poelle ... Roland Woodruff
Anthony Caraday ... Young Doctor Reineger
Bob Gerlach ... Pastor Bob
Laura Leiser ... Receptionist
Kevin Le ... Kevin
John Le ... John
Jason Byrne ... Search party
Laina Kim ... Funeral attendee / search party
Sebastian Brown ... Search party
Burton Bush ... Funeral attendee
Melissa Haddad ... Funeral attendee
Miwa Matreyek ... Funeral attendee
Robert Berry ... Guy in bar
Lidia Meier ... Assistant to Dr. Reineger
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jordan Greenhough ... Chav / Cowboy

Directed by
Eric Leiser 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Eric Leiser 

Produced by
Robert Berry .... executive producer
Joseph Cahill .... producer
Greg Leiser .... co-executive producer
 
Original Music by
Jeffrey Leiser 
 
Cinematography by
Eric Leiser 
Nathan Meier 
 
Film Editing by
Eric Leiser 
Tyler Phillips 
 
Art Direction by
Eric Leiser 
 
Set Decoration by
Eric Leiser 
 
Makeup Department
Tasio Camoo .... makeup artist
Brian Wade .... special makeup effects supervisor
 
Production Management
Joseph Cahill .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Nathan Meier .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Eric Leiser .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Rickley W. Dumm .... consultant
Joel Krantz .... consultant
Goeun Lee .... sound
Jeffrey Leiser .... sound editor
Trevor Metz .... audio consultant
John Richard Morris IV .... audio consultant
Victoria Rose Sampson .... consultant
Solange S. Schwalbe .... consultant
 
Special Effects by
Anthony Barcelo .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Anthony Barcelo .... digital compositor
Andrew Jewell .... junior compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jose Aguirre .... camera operator
Burton Bush .... assistant camera
Eric Lane .... key grip (as Eric Lane Kostüm)
 
Animation Department
Eric Leiser .... animator
 
Other crew
Jay Masonek .... production coordinator
Max Winston .... puppeteer
 
Thanks
Ezra Buzzington .... sincere thanks
Jan Svankmajer .... special thanks
 

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USA:70 min
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Quotes:
Sarah Woodruff:But the fawn makes everything so clear!
Anna Woodruff:Of course it does, but mom and dad can't see. They forgot what it means to dream. They use our disabilities as an excuse not to believe.
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Movie Connections:
References Eclectic Shorts by Eric Leiser (2004) (V)See more »

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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
For open minded film goers, 18 October 2008
Author: maryzoomzoom from United States

Imagination seems to be about learning the secrets of heaven and nature. Starring are identical twin sisters, one who is going blind and the other who suffers from a type of autism called Asperger's syndrome. The premise is that together they have a special gift that enables them to rise above their physical disabilities and collectively escape reality into a realm of their imagination. It is when the film moves into the stop-motion animated worlds that I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. It is through Eric Leiser's many animation techniques that the two girls connect with a spiritual force/deity and ascend from their limited reality into something much greater and more magical. Which is somehow related to an albino fawn. Regarding their clueless parents, the twin girls say, "They forgot what it means to dream."

I think the Leiser Brothers could, in the future, turn in amazing works along the lines of Michel Gondry's Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) and The Science of Sleep (2006). They obviously are a talented duo. Alternatively, they could focus their film-making in the world of animation, à la Jan Svankmajer or the Brothers Quay, which is this film's obvious strength.

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