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The Cure for Insomnia (1987)

Not really following any standard plot structure, the film mostly consists of poet L.D. Groban reciting his own poem of 4,080 pages, inter-spliced with X-rated film footage and rock music videos.

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L.D. Groban (poem)
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Storyline

This film is basically an experiment designed to reprogram biological clocks for insomniacs so they can sleep again. L.D. Groban reads his own poem during the span of about four days, which is interspliced with stock footage of heavy-metal videos and x-rated footage. Written by Anonymous

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Documentary | Music

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Лекарство от бессонницы See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This was the longest movie ever made at a total running time of 87 hours. It premiered in its entirety at The School Of The Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois from 31 January to 3 February 1987 in one continuous showing. Matrjoschka (2006) was released in 2006 with a running time of 95 hours. See more »

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A shorter 'clean' version lasting a mere 80 hours is available without the erotic scenes. See more »

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By the beard of.. Lee Groban
2 April 2019 | by nbechtolSee all my reviews

The Magnificence of the poem is legend. LEE Groban is forever and legend for art, poetry and human performance every day he lived. RIP live on by his art and stories told. I knew him about 25 yrs. Genuine. Creative.


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