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Waking (2013)

A young engaged man on the verge of success meets a beautiful woman he can inexplicably connect with in his dreams.

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Ben Shelton

Writer:

Skyler Caleb
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Cast

Credited cast:
Skyler Caleb ... Ben
Meg Cionni ... Nadia
Tim Daly ... Jonathan
Jean Smart ... Dr. Hinton
Alison Haislip ... Amanda
Tara Erickson ... Amy (as Tara Molika Erickson)
Steve Moulton ... Mark
Keith Coogan ... Edward
Sam Daly ... Harry
Wade Williams ... Hitch
Siri Baruc ... Tammy
John Ross Bowie ... Van Guy
Sanford Holsapple Sanford Holsapple ... Charlie
Randy McDowell ... Clarence
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Adeline Allgood Adeline Allgood ... Young Nadia
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A young engaged man on the verge of success meets a beautiful woman he can inexplicably connect with in his dreams.

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 October 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dream Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Burbank, California, USA See more »

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All Because Of You
Written and Performed by Steve Shelton
Oakleighsongs
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Charming and Unique
5 December 2013 | by rossmarquandSee all my reviews

I came into the theatre not having any prior knowledge of what Waking was about, other than hearing it was a romantic comedy. That genre usually sends me running for the door but this one was a pleasant surprise. The writing is smart and funny, the acting & directing is honest and believable. There are the usual rom-com elements but it's all unveiled through a very unique perspective, reminiscent of some of Spike Jonze's work. Tackling issues like abandonment, the futility of finding true love, and childhood expectations, you'd think it would be somewhat depressing but I found it to be a thoroughly enjoyable film from start to finish.


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