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The Perception (2018)

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An inspired writer. An aspiring actress. A house with a dark history.


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Elizabeth H. Vu (story), Jensen Noen (story) | 4 more credits »
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Credited cast:
Nick Bateman ... Matt Saunders
Baron Bodnar Baron Bodnar ... Ron
Alejandro Cowie ... Husband
Mickael De Sinno Mickael De Sinno ... Lover
Larry Ervin ... Background
Sandi Gardiner ... Haley
Elena Ghenoiu ... Cheating Wife
Vicky Illk Vicky Illk ... Tracy
Soren McVay ... AA Moderator
Paul T. Murray ... Liquor Clerk
Eric Roberts ... Nick Shaw
Harry Taylor ... EMT
Jon Edwin Wright ... Richard


Accomplished novelist Richard Sykes struggles to come up with a concept for a new book while trying to resolve his troubled marriage to Haley. In the process, he seeks out friends and colleagues to assist him in overcoming his personal demons that may serve to make him or break him.

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Mystery | Thriller


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Jon Edwin Wright previously worked as a Professor of Meteorology at Jackson State University, MS See more »


Written by Evan Evans, David Andronico and Bartosz Bludau
Performed by David Andronico and Bartosz Bludau
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Do You See What I See?
1 June 2019 | by FoutainoflifeSee all my reviews

An author and recovering alcoholic, lives in a home with a dark past along with his actress wife. As he begins to write a new thriller, he starts to experience things that make him think he is losing his mind and his wife. He tries to figure out what is really going on but things go awry and he continues to spiral between his novel, sanity and reality.

This was a decent story. This is not a big budget film and the acting has both good and bad moments but there seemed to be real effort to make the most of what they were working with. It initially made me think of the 2001 film "Tempted" starring Burt Reynolds. However, it plot twists off in other directions and does a decent job of finding uniqueness.

It did have a few problems. It was very "in the moment". There wasn't much put forth as backstories for the characters. What was there ended up being shallow and not a whole lot more than knowing that the main character is a recovering alcoholic and everyone else is simply people he knows. There just wasn't much depth there and in my opinion, it doesn't give viewers much reason to invest into the characters.

Regardless, I thought the story was good and while it is a low budget film, it has been well done.

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Release Date:

10 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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Передчуття See more »


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Dolby Digital



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2.35 : 1
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