Billy is a teenage outcast in search of his life's true meaning. Day by day, he slaves away at the local burger joint, only to return home to a paraplegic father, whose own dreams of ... See full summary »

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Billy is a teenage outcast in search of his life's true meaning. Day by day, he slaves away at the local burger joint, only to return home to a paraplegic father, whose own dreams of happiness have faded away in an alcoholic haze. Nonetheless, Billy tries to bond with his delusional father, but cannot break through the many layers of pain and regret that surround him. Frustrated, Billy longs to escape the dead-end existence that has engulfed his father, and now appears to be closing in on him as well. It's only within the confines of his small bedroom that Billy truly feels alive. Closing his eyes, he allows his vivid imagination to take over, sweeping him away from his bleak surroundings, and into a world of fantasy. In his dreams, Billy is no longer the misfit, but a brave warrior roaming freely. Along with his best friend Sarah, Billy travels blissfully through this imaginary world, only to awaken once again to the grim reality he struggles so hard to escape. In an attempt to ... Written by Anonymus

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For the sake of good there are those who will do bad.

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Poignant Drama, Not.
15 October 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Something about this film leads me to believe the most used adjective that will be used in the reviews will be "poignant", together with the word "Drama".

Well, here is my review: I knew something was wrong in this film when the main character pulls out a katana - a symbol of the young man's want of freedom - and it's a cheap $50 slasher you can get on the web; suspicion turns to horror as the film fails to develop past the dialogue stage, and after an hour i had enough.

Don't waste your time with Dreams And Shadows, as it contains little of either. And little of anything, really. It's not "bad" film, its just not much film, really. And certainly it's not "poignant".. there are a million better films with the same content, and another million who are just as bad but have better production values.. now that i remember, this film has pretty bad production as well.

Thats it. Final vote, 4/10


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