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A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

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Early Grayce
Kathy Larson ...
Teenage Girl (as Catherine Larson)
David Milford ...
Driver
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Brian Kessler
John Zarchen ...
Peter
David Rose ...
Eric
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Carrie Laughlin
Tommy Chappelle ...
Old Man
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Adele Corners
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Parole Officer
James Michael McDougal ...
John Diebold (as J. Michael McDougal)
Patricia Sill ...
Carol
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Police Officer
Marisa Raper ...
Little Girl
Bill Crabb ...
Middle Aged Farmer (as Bill Crabbe)
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Waitress
Jerry G. White ...
Gas Station Attendant
Sarah Sullivan ...
Bar Waitress
Eric Stenson ...
Young Cracker
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Walter Livesy (as Gregory Mars Martin)
Patricia Hunte ...
Newscaster
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Female Officer
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Male Officer
Sierra Pecheur ...
Mrs. Musgrave
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Mr. Musgrave
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Feigenbaum ...
Young Biker (uncredited)
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College Student (uncredited)
Shelby Hofer ...
Waitress (uncredited)
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Directed by

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Dominic Sena

Written by

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Stephen Levy ... (story) &
Tim Metcalfe ... (story)
 
Tim Metcalfe ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Steve Golin ... producer
Gregory Goodman ... line producer
Jim Kouf ... executive producer
Lynn Kouf ... executive producer (as Lynn Bigelow)
Aristides McGarry ... producer
Mitch Sacharoff ... co-producer
Kristine J. Schwarz ... co-producer
Sigurjon Sighvatsson ... producer

Music by

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Carter Burwell

Cinematography by

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Bojan Bazelli ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Martin Hunter

Editorial Department

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Ulrika Akander ... additional assistant editor
Karen Broderick ... assistant editor (as Karen Whipple)
Laura M. Grody ... second assistant editor (as Laura Grody)
Dawn Michelle King ... second assistant editor (as Dawn King)
Tracy Myers ... apprentice editor
Keith Parrish ... color timer
John Portnoy ... lightworks assistant
Irene Schonwit ... first assistant editor
Thor Sigurjonsson ... post-production assistant
Boyd Steer ... negative cutter
Kristina Trirogoff ... assistant editor
Lewis Schoenbrun ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Carol Lewis

Production Design by

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Michael White

Art Direction by

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Jeff Mann

Set Decoration by

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Kate Sullivan

Costume Design by

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Kelle Kutsugeras

Makeup Department

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Michelle Bühler ... key makeup artist (as Michelle Buhler)
Sandra Collins ... makeup assistant: Atlanta
Beatrice De Alba ... hairdresser: Atlanta (as Beatrice D'Alba)
Denise Dellavalle ... assistant hair stylist (as Denise Della Valle) / assistant makeup artist (as Denise Della Valle)
Bill Fletcher ... wig stylist: Atlanta
André Freitas ... special effects makeup artist: Atlanta (as Andre Freitas)
Carlos P. Freitas ... special makeup effects assistant: Atlanta
Brent Lavett ... hair stylist: additional photography
Vonda K. Morris ... assistant hair stylist (as Vonda Morris) / assistant makeup artist (as Vonda Morris)
Barbara Olvera ... key hair stylist
Thomas E. Surprenant ... special effects makeup artist (as Thom Surprenant)
Cass McClure ... lab assistant (uncredited)

Production Management

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Scott Carleton ... post-production supervisor: Propaganda Films
Tim Clawson ... executive in charge of production
Buddy Enright ... production supervisor
Augustus G. Kirk ... production manager: additional photography
Glenn Kiser ... post-production supervisor
Dan Radford ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Daniel Barre ... second assistant director: additional photography (as Dan Barr)
Patrick Burns ... first assistant director: second unit
Karen Davis ... second second assistant director: Atlanta
Suzanne Haasis ... second assistant director (as Suzanne L. Haasis)
Peggy Hughes ... second second assistant director
Edward Kalpakian ... second second assistant director
Eric Mofford ... second second assistant director: Atlanta
Thomas Patrick Smith ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Peter Andrus ... art department swing: additional photography
Tony Bradley ... carpenter
Joe Connolly ... assistant property master
Timothy Correa ... swing gang
Tom Cortese ... property master
Gerald D'Alesio ... leadman (as Gerald F. D'Alesio)
James A. Fleming ... swing gang (as James Fleming)
Daniel B. Foster ... swing gang
Gregory Gayheart ... set constructor
Steve Guermo ... lead man
Robert W. Harbour ... set designer
Jason Dock Harrell ... carpenter: Atlanta
Margaret Hungerford ... buyer: Atlanta / set dresser: Atlanta
Riley 'Sean' Jones ... on-set dresser / props: additional photography
Stacey R. Litoff ... art department coordinator
Robert Tate Nichols ... swing gang: Atlanta (as Tate Nichols)
Katie Pinholster ... art department buyer: Atlanta
Don G. Smith ... on-set dresser
Tom Spence ... art department swing: additional photography
Ann Stacy ... lead scenic artist: Atlanta
Mary Stacy ... art department buyer: Atlanta (as Mary M. Stacy)
Mike Swift ... storyboard artist
Guy H. Tuttle ... set constructor: Atlanta
Stephen Wallach ... swing gang
Stephanie Ryan ... art dayplayer (uncredited)
Joe Ventress ... set dresser (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Kevin Bartnof ... foley artist
Ed Barton ... sound editor
Bruce Bell ... foley mixer
Paul B. Clay ... supervising sound editor (as Paul Clay)
Patrick Cyccone Jr. ... re-recording mixer (as Patrick Kirkbride Cyccone)
Cameron Frankley ... sound editor
Jonathan Fuh ... boom operator
José Antonio García ... sound mixer (as Jose Antonio Garcia)
Marilyn Graf ... foley mixer
Ellen Heuer ... foley artist
David A. Janson ... assistant sound editor
Douglas Kearns ... sound re-recording recordist
John Keating ... temp re-recording mixer
Susan Kurtz ... sound editor / sound effects editor
Tony Lamberti ... assistant sound editor
Peter Oreckinto ... sound re-recording engineer
Vic Radulich ... dialogue editor
Carin Rogers ... sound editor
Jeffrey L. Sandler ... sound editor (as Jeff Sandler)
Joe Schwartz ... assistant sound editor (as Joe Shwartz)
Pat Somerset ... adr editor
Dean St. John ... adr recordist / foley recordist
Tom Steel ... sound re-recording recordist
Marty Stein ... sound editor
Mike Szakmeister ... sound editor
Glenn Tebbe ... boom operator: Atlanta
Robert Thirlwell ... re-recording mixer
J.R. Westen ... adr mixer
Scott G.G. Haller ... dialogue editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Tony Bradley ... special effects technician
James Burkart ... special effects assistant: Atlanta
David Fletcher ... special effects driver: Atlanta
Jeffrey Knott ... special effects
Michael Schorr ... special effects

Stunts

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Richard L. Blackwell ... stunt player (as Richard Blackwell)
Dan Bradley ... stunt coordinator
Scott Alan Cook ... stunt player (as Scott Cook)
Edward Ellis ... stunt player
Dale Gibson ... stunt player (as Robert 'Dale' Gibson)
Maria R. Kelly ... stunt player (as Maria Kelly)
Randi Layne ... stunt player
J. Suzanne Rampe ... stunt player (as Suzanne Ranpe)
Michael Schorr ... stunt player (as Mike Schorr)
Jim Stephan ... stunt car technician: Atlanta (as Jim A. Stephen) / stunt player / stunts (as Jim Stephen)
Patricia Tallman ... stunt player (as Patricia Tillman)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Glenn Ballard ... grip
Allen Barnwell ... electrician
Glenn Bilard ... grip: Atlanta
Stephen Crocker ... grip (as Steve Crocker)
Ronny Dana ... director of photography: additional photography (as Ronnie Dana)
James 'Spud' Danicic ... second assistant camera (as James V. 'Spud' Danicic)
Donald D. Davidson ... rigging electrician (as Donald Davidson)
Jeffrey Dumas ... still photographer: Carrie's photographic work (as Jeffrey Dunas)
Erik A. Erichsen ... electrician (as Erik Erichsen)
Robert Esau ... video playback operator
Jeff Funderburk ... electrician: Atlanta / generator operator: Atlanta
Michael Gallart ... electrician
Sam Gart ... first assistant camera: additional photography
John Giles ... first assistant camera: "b" camera, Atlanta (as John D. Giles)
David M. Goldstein ... film loader
Dana Gonzales ... first assistant camera (as Dana W. Gonzales)
Bill Goodwyne ... video playback: Atlanta
Eyal Gordin ... camera operator
William Randal Gue ... camera department production assistant
Paul Hamacher ... best boy (as Paul Hammacher)
Bryan Hill ... electrician: Atlanta
Patrick Hoeschen ... electrician
Mark Hoover ... video playback: Atlanta
Brent L. Jones ... electric: additional photography (as Brent Jones)
Chris Jones ... electrician: Atlanta
Kelvin Jones ... still photographer
Keith Jordan ... electrician
Jerry Lee ... grip: Atlanta
Mark Lester ... best boy electric: additional photography
Christopher Lyons ... rigging gaffer
Brett Mabry ... electric: additional photography
Daryl Mitchell ... grip: Atlanta
Anthony G. Nakonechnyj ... chief lighting technician (as Tony 'Nako' Nakonechnyj)
Lisa Nunez ... rigging electrician
Greg Peoples ... best boy electric: Atlanta (as Gregory Peoples)
Reinhart 'Rayteam' Peschke ... gaffer: additional photography (as Ray Peshke)
Laurie Plesco ... grip
Christopher Prampin ... electrician (as Chris Prampin)
Ian Robichaud ... rigging electrician
Michael 'Spike' Ryan ... dolly grip
Jose Santiago ... best boy grip: additional photography
Scott Satterfield ... grip: Atlanta (as Scott N. Satterfield)
Mark Scott ... 24 frame video operator (as Mark I. Scott)
Jack Shephard ... grip: Atlanta
Lynn Smith ... first assistant camera: "b" camera (as Lynn L. Smith)
C. Ashley Sudge ... grip: Atlanta
David Trenkle ... loader: Atlanta / second assistant camera: "b" camera: Atlanta
Michael Uva ... key grip: additional photography (as Mike Uva)
Rick Uva ... grip: additional photography
Konstantin von Krusenstiern ... film loader
Stephen Welch ... key grip (as Steve Welch)
David Williams ... electrician: Atlanta
Adam Wilson ... video playback operator
Doug Wood ... grip: additional photography
Randell N. Woods ... grip
Randy Wynn ... grip
Ziggy ... second assistant camera: additional photography

Casting Department

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Pat Golden ... casting: New York
Shay Griffin ... casting: Atlanta
Douglas Lambert ... casting associate
Dee Voigt ... extras casting: Atlanta
Diane Alexander ... extras casting assistant (uncredited)
Chris Hanaford ... casting assistant (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kimberly Buckley ... wardrobe shopper: Atlanta
Suzanne Costas ... wardrobe assistant
Dina Laquaglia ... wardrobe supervisor
Michelle Moder ... wardrobe assistant
Bess Stansell ... on-set costumer

Location Management

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John Findley ... assistant location manager: Atlanta (as John Findley III)
Michael J. Griffin ... location scout
Augustus G. Kirk ... location manager
M. Roxanne Lowery ... location assistant: Atlanta
Tom Munroe ... location manager: Atlanta
Maria Smith ... location scout: additional photography

Music Department

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Scott Ansell ... scoring engineer
Sharon Boyle ... music consultant: Polygram Filmed Entertainment
Carter Burwell ... musician: keyboards
Edmund Choi ... assistant to composer
Hearn Gadbois ... musician: percussion
Geoffrey Gordon ... musician: percussion
Barklie K. Griggs ... music coordinator
Adam Maffei ... music coordinator
Erik Sanko ... musician: bass (as Eric Norse Sanko)
Dana Sano ... music coordinator
Adam Milo Smalley ... music coordinator (as Adam Smalley) / music editor (as Adam Smalley)
David Torn ... musician: guitar

Transportation Department

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Robert Ballentine ... driver
Chet Brooks ... driver
Robert Brubaker ... driver: Atlanta
Tom Dias ... driver (as Tom J. Dias)
Don Feeney ... driver
Joe Feeney ... transportation coordinator
Bill Girard ... driver: Atlanta
Scotty Goudreau ... driver (as Scott Goudreau)
Charles D. Hindman ... driver (as Charles Hindman)
Veronica A. Hodge-Hampton ... driver: Atlanta (as Veronica Hampton)
Mark Holden ... driver: Atlanta
John Jarvis ... driver (as John M. Jarvis)
Terry Johnson ... driver: honeywagon, Atlanta
Alan Kaminsky ... driver (as Allan 'Al' Kaminsky)
Skip Knight ... driver: honeywagon
Don Mancini ... driver (as Donald R. Mancini)
Brady McElroy ... driver: grip, additional photography
Tim McHenery ... driver
Michael McMahan ... transportation captain: Atlanta (as Michael Anthony McMahan)
Bobby McMahon ... driver: Atlanta
Henry E. Nakamura ... driver (as Henry E. Nakamoro)
Keith O'Brien ... driver (as Keith M. O'Brien)
James 'Obee' Oberman ... driver (as James F. 'Obie' Oberman)
R.D. Orsagh ... driver: Atlanta (as Doug Orsagh)
Russel Overstreet ... driver: honeywagon
William E. Palmer ... transportation captain
Barry Phipps ... driver: Atlanta (as Barry D. Phipps)
Martha Pruette ... driver: Atlanta (as Martha 'Marty' Pruette)
William F. Reinert ... driver (as William Reinert)
Christopher Rigby ... driver
David L. Rogers ... driver: Atlanta
George A. Sack ... driver (as George Sack)
Lee Sanders ... driver
Jerry L. Starr ... driver
Sean Swint ... driver: Atlanta
Lyn Vandeman ... driver

Other crew

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Linda Alderete ... assistant: Mr. Golin and Mr. Sighvatsson
Kimberly Allen ... promotions coordinator
Michael Amter ... production assistant (as Michael 'Jello' Amter)
Christopher C. Bardin ... script revisor
Rachel Ben-David ... intern: Atlanta
Richard L. Blackwell ... street car technician: Atlanta
Julie Blutstein ... production assistant: Atlanta
Sean Budway ... intern: Propaganda Films
Glenn Burgess ... craft service: additional photography
Michelle Colbert ... production coordinator
Colleen Cole ... assistant: Mr. McGarry and Mr. Sena
Bob Condella ... stand-in
Jeanette D. Connolly ... production accountant
Jenna Cooper ... assistant: Mr. Golin and Mr. Sighvatsson
Tim Corbin ... caterer: Atlanta
Robert Cortese ... production assistant: additional photography
Stephen V. Cossio ... stand-in: Atlanta
Suzanne Costas ... stand-in
Patrick Duchesne ... caterer
Hillary Fox ... assistant: Mr. McGarry and Mr. Sena
Cara Giannini ... production assistant
Jane Goldsmith ... script supervisor
Mardo Gonzales ... assistant stylist
Gary Goodman ... production assistant
Paul Hackner ... production assistant
Julie Hansen ... post-production accountant
Lynn Harris ... script supervisor
Joanne Higgins ... assistant production coordinator: Atlanta (as Joanne Higgins-Kyle)
August Jakobsson ... production assistant
Michael Kuhn ... big cheese
Gary Kurashige ... medic
Carrie L.A. ... production assistant: Atlanta (as Carrie L.A. Golder)
Douglas Lambert ... production assistant
Carla Lockhart ... assistant: Mr. Golin and Mr. Sighvatsson
Linda E. Lyon ... assistant: Mr. Sena
Cedric Lyons ... production assistant: additional photography
Hooman Majd ... a&r: Polydor Records Soundtrack
Sarah Manley ... production secretary: Atlanta
Kirk McElreath ... stand-in: Atlanta
Rob McEntegart ... production legal
Tony McGarry ... production assistant
Heidi McGowen ... production assistant: Atlanta
Daryl Mitchell ... intern: Atlanta
Diana Mitchell ... stand-in (as Diana L. Ford)
Nancy Mott ... craft service (as Nancy K. Mott)
Garth Mueller ... intern: Atlanta
Kevin O'Brien ... key production assistant: Atlanta
Deannie O'Neil ... production coordinator: additional photography
Alan Petherick ... production assistant
Senia Phillips ... animal trainer
Jennifer Pinkerton ... assistant coordinator
David Pollack ... unit publicist (as David Pollick)
Michael Randolph ... craft service
Cecilia Ridenhour ... medic: Atlanta (as J. Cecilia Ridenhour)
Elena J. Robinson ... assistant coordinator (as Elena Robinson)
Tino Sage ... production assistant
Dave Semones ... craft service: Atlanta
Marciann Shapiro ... production assistant
Jay Sheveck ... premiere and release
Davitt Sigerson ... a&r: Polydor Records Soundtrack
Jerrell Skinner ... production secretary: Atlanta
Michael C. Smith ... police coordinator: Atlanta (as Sgt. Michael Smith)
Rebecca Stefan ... production assistant: Atlanta
Jim A. Stephen ... street car technician: Atlanta
Mark Stephens ... production assistant: Atlanta
Linda Taffar ... caterer: Atlanta (as Linda Taffer)
Glenn Tebbe ... stand-in (as Glenn M. Tebbe)
Katie Willard Troebs ... assistant production coordinator: Atlanta (as Kattherine W. Troebs)
Samantha J. Voight ... stand-in: Atlanta
Jon Webb ... intern: Atlanta (as John Webb)
Adrian Webster ... stand-in: Atlanta
David H. 'Wino' Weinstein ... production assistant: additional photography (as David Weinstein)
Gaylene West ... key assistant accountant
Benjamin J. White ... production assistant
Jonathan Wiedemann ... production associate
Doreen Wilcox Little ... assistant: Mr. Sena (as Doreen Wilcox)
Philip Wilson ... police coordinator: Atlanta (as Phil Wilson)
Larry Winokur ... unit publicist
Marcia Wood ... assistant coordinator
Marsha Zvonkin ... production accountant
Diane Alexander ... stand-in (uncredited)
Larry Gilbert ... police security (uncredited)
Aristides McGarry ... re-write (uncredited)
Mitch Sacharoff ... re-write (uncredited)
Dominic Sena ... re-write (uncredited)

Thanks

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David Daugherty ... special thanks
Deana Elwell ... special thanks
Peter D. Graves ... special thanks (as Peter Graves)
Rand Hoffman ... special thanks
Ted MacKinney ... special thanks
Miles Mogulescu ... special thanks
Cheryl Nelson ... special thanks
Malcolm Ritchie ... special thanks
Jim Tauber ... special thanks
Mark Wolfe ... special thanks
Kurt Woolner ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Brian Kessler, a journalist researching serial killers, and his photographer girlfriend Carrie set out on a cross-country tour of the sites of the killings. Sharing the ride and their expenses are Early Grayce, a paroled white trash criminal, and his girlfriend Adele. As the trip progresses, Early begins to appear more and more unstable, and Brian and Carrie begin to fear that they may have a real-life killer in the back seat of their car. Written by Scott Renshaw

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Taglines A state of fear and terror See more »
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Also Known As
  • Kalifornia: Passasjeren i baksetet (Norway)
  • Kalifornia: Uma Viagem ao Inferno (Brazil)
  • Kalifornia - A halál nem utazik egyedül (Hungary)
  • Калифорния (Russia)
  • Kalifornia: Uma Jornada ao Inferno (Brazil)
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Runtime
  • 117 min
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Budget $9,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia During the movie, Early Grace sports a chipped tooth. Brad Pitt visited a dentist to have the tooth chipped for the role. See more »
Goofs In the scenes where Early and Brian are at the bar and Carrie and Adele are in the hotel room, when Adele is painting Carrie's nails you can see the sun shining outside. When it goes back to Early and Brian, it's clearly night time. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in True Romance/The Ballad of Little Jo/Kalifornia/The Joy Luck Club/The Real McCoy (1993). See more »
Soundtracks Look Up to the Sky See more »
Quotes Brian Kessler: When you dream there are no rules. People can fly. Anything can happen. Sometimes there's a moment as you're waking and you become aware of the real world around you, but you are still dreaming. You may think you can fly but you better not try.
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