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Dissonance (2008)

The lives of three individuals, an Afghan Jungian-psychoanalyst, a party-animal-turned-nun, and a mentally disturbed young man cross paths and collide. Their experiences with belief ... See full summary »

Director:

Moniere

Writer:

Moniere (screenplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rebecca Anderson Rebecca Anderson ... Nun Theresa
Vali Sonny Bari Vali Sonny Bari ... Friend #4
Monica Brockenbrough Monica Brockenbrough ... Next Door Neighbor
Al Burgo Al Burgo ... Bouncer
Lee Burkett Lee Burkett ... Priest
David Burl Jr. David Burl Jr. ... Sthudg
Alexi Camille Capasso Alexi Camille Capasso ... Eve
Bern Cohen ... Muslim Priest
Joe Fiorello ... Worshipper #5
Timmy Gregory Timmy Gregory ... Young Adam
Laetitia Gucci Laetitia Gucci ... Friend #3
Max Hambleton ... Adam
Salieb Jemal Salieb Jemal ... Buhbo
Soraya Kelley ... Meena (as Soraya Omar)
Hernan Lucero Hernan Lucero ... Friend #2
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Storyline

The lives of three individuals, an Afghan Jungian-psychoanalyst, a party-animal-turned-nun, and a mentally disturbed young man cross paths and collide. Their experiences with belief intertwine to create a gripping story of how a mixture of faith and abuse can splinter a fragile mind. The film leads us through three stories concurrently with segments from present, past and future; dreams and surreal fantasies. Adam tries to lead a normal life as a landscaper, yet he cannot escape his troubled and tormented past. Dev, Adam's best friend convinces him to rectify his troubled past and questions of faith through violence or even murder. Mary was a party-girl in the past, until her experience with a GHB (liquid ecstasy) overdose leads her to a spiritual awakening. Now she has joined the church as a nun in the community where Adam and Dr. Azaad live. Dr. Azaad, one of Adam's landscaping clients, embodies the two themes of the film. As a psychologist, he notices symptoms of Adam's ... Written by The Writer who is the Director

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Taglines:

When choosing a God, choose wisely.

Genres:

Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

Pushto | Dari | English

Release Date:

1 August 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cognitive Dissonance See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cineque Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (RCA Sound System)

Color:

Color
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