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Sublime (2007)

On the day after his fortieth birthday, the family man and computer analyst George Grieves goes to the Mt. Abaddon Hospital for a routine procedure of colonoscopy with Dr. Sharazi. Along ... See full summary »

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Tony Krantz

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Erik Jendresen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Cavanagh ... George
Kathleen York ... Jenny
Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs ... Mandingo
Kat Coiro ... Zoe (as Katherine Cunningham-Eves)
David Clayton Rogers ... Billy
Cas Anvar ... Dr. Sharazi
Shanna Collins ... Chloe
Kyle Gallner ... Ned
Bruce Nozick ... Ira
Dan Gerrity Dan Gerrity ... Bald Man
John Rubinstein ... Dr. Lichterhand
Paget Brewster ... Andrea / PVS Host
Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter Jeffrey Anderson-Gunter ... PJ
George Newbern ... Frank / PVS Host
Jordi Caballero ... Friar Mate
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Storyline

On the day after his fortieth birthday, the family man and computer analyst George Grieves goes to the Mt. Abaddon Hospital for a routine procedure of colonoscopy with Dr. Sharazi. Along his birthday party, his friends and family tell many cases of medical errors, and George is worried about. After the surgery, George finds that his surgery had complications because of a homonymous patient, and he had received a thoracoscopic sympathectomy instead. While interned, George discloses bizarre and dark secrets about the East Wing of the hospital while his wife and family have to take a decision about his fate. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When what you fear becomes real See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent content, language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sublime See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Mt. Abaddon Hospital is a biblical reference (Job 26:6, Proverbs 15:11 and Revelation 9:11). See more »

Goofs

Near the beginning when George talks to himself in the mirror, the glass of liquid he is about to drink changes levels every time the camera angle changes. See more »

Quotes

Mandingo: You ready for a little lesson? To be set free? For a dose of reality? First: the lesson. Do you know who I am? I told you my name, bitch. You forget that? I know you ain't forget that! Come on, you caucasian motherfucker! Say it while you still got a pair.
George Grieves: [through his breathing tube] Mandingo.
Mandingo: That's right. That's my name. But do you know who I am?
George Grieves: [stammers unintelligibly attempting to reply]
Mandingo: No, I mean in the metaphorical sense, motherfucker. DO YOU KNOW WHAT I AM?
[leaps onto George's chest]
Mandingo: I...
[...]
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Connections

Referenced in Otis (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

George's Escape
Written and Performed by Kathleen York (as Bird York)
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Excellent food for brain
21 June 2007 | by mcixSee all my reviews

Very deep movie that is bold enough to ask those fundamental questions of life that seem to be completely out of fashion nowadays. The film is technically very well done, the actors are up to the not so easy challenge and sometimes they perform at the highest levels, but the most outstanding thing is the script. The movie can be seen as an excellent investigation on fear. Fear of Death, but, most important, fear of Life. If this was not enough, the script also delivers a wonderfully well packaged metaphor of the relationship between USA, Europe and the rest of the world. If you are in the mood to think, take your time ad watch this movie about your fears and be aware: you are gonna watch it again (I will!) ;-)


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