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Dream with the Fishes (1997)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 20 June 1997 (USA)
Terry is a suicidal voyeur who treats a dying addict to a final binge, but Terry will only do this if he promises to kill him.

Director:

Finn Taylor

Writers:

Finn Taylor (story), Jeffrey D. Brown (story) (as Jeffrey Brown) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Arquette ... Terry
Brad Hunt ... Nick
Cathy Moriarty ... Aunt Elise
Kathryn Erbe ... Liz
Patrick McGaw ... Don
J.E. Freeman ... Joe, Nick's Father
Timi Prulhiere ... Michelle
Anita Barone ... Mary
Allyce Beasley ... Sophia
Peter Gregory ... Pharmacist
Richmond Arquette ... Sheriff
George Maguire ... Funeral Director
Kristina Robbins Kristina Robbins ... Terry's Bowling 'Date'
Katherine Copenhaver Katherine Copenhaver ... Nick's Bowling 'Date'
Gary Brickman Gary Brickman ... Drug Dealer
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Storyline

Terry is a suicidal voyeur who doesn't seem to be able to kill himself. While preparing for jumping off a bridge, he meets Nick who ends up saving his life. Terry discovers that Nick is terminally ill and doesn't have much time left. Scared by the lack of time, Nick offers Terry a deal he can't refuse: Terry will become the beneficiary of Nick's life insurance or, since money doesn't matter to Terry, Nick promises to kill him before he dies. All Nick asks is Terry's help to realize a few fantasies before dying. Written by Hugo Lopes

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An oddball odyssey about voyeurism, LSD and nude bowling!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, some drug content and sexuality | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures Classics

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 June 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Baliklar ve rüyalar See more »

Filming Locations:

Half Moon Bay, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$31,777, 22 June 1997, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$464,655, 10 August 1997
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Company Credits

Production Co:

3 Ring Circus Films See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Quotes

Librarian: Bashful, he's the one everybody forgets.
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Crazy Credits

No dreams or fishes were harmed in the making of this movie. See more »

Connections

References Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) See more »

Soundtracks

Nervous
Written by Louis Hohenstein and Joe Speaks
Performed by Belvedere Bros.
Used by permission
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Beautiful!
15 July 2002 | by Sebastian-20See all my reviews

Off course this movie hasn't got the most original story. It has similarities with films like Harold and Maude, Freeway or Mad love. But despite of the fact that it isn't original, it still remains (in my opinion) a beautiful little gem. The music was great and David Arquette, Brad Hunt and Kathryn Erbe (and the others) showed some nice acting. I'm glad I had the opportunity to see this film!


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