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Lathe of Heaven (2002)

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In a near future society, a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first, but soon decides to use him for his own gain.

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Dr. William Haber
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George Orr
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Heather Lelache
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Mannie
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Penny
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Judge
Suzanne Desautels ...
Lelache's Secretary
Belinda Hum ...
Mrs. Nakumisi
Tetsuro Shigematsu ...
Mr. Nakumisi
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Medic
Danny Blanco Hall ...
Security Officer (as Danny Blanco-Hall)
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Search Man #1
Daniel Do ...
Waker / Host
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President Murtle
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Game Show Host
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In a near future society, a man claims that his dreams physically change reality. His therapist is confused at first, but soon decides to use him for his own gain.

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His dreams control our destiny, but who controls his dreams.

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8 September 2002 (USA)  »

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O Flagelo dos Céus  »

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Bruce Davison, who played George Orr in the 1980 teleplay, was a co-producer on this movie. See more »

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Remake of The Lathe of Heaven (1980) See more »

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Disgraceful remake
22 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

Taking into account the original, this remake is waste of time for the viewer, I brief it as chopped scripted, awfully directed and wrongfully acted disposal of tape, I don't call these "things" movies.

James Caan cripples the doctor's character, maybe the main actor deserves some credit, but only maybe. The only difference in which this remake may look better than the original is on the photography.

The story is broken and hard to follow, the main parts of the original are lost, giving way to time wasting scenes of nice settings. What a shame. I strongly suggest to find the original and leave this remake forgotten for years to come. Not even Ed Wood would make this remake worse.


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