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The Perfect Sleep (2009)

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Against the backdrop of a noirish dreamscape, a tortured man returns to the city he swore he would never return to, in order to save the woman he has always loved yet can never have.

Director:

Jeremy Alter

Writer:

Anton Pardoe

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Anton Pardoe Anton Pardoe ... The Narrator
Anthony Dilio ... Walter (as Anthony Dee)
David Beck David Beck ... Walter's Goon
Ken Clark Ken Clark ... Walter's Goon
Ryan Fitzgerald Ryan Fitzgerald ... Walter's Goon
James Hart James Hart ... Walter's Goon (as Jimmy Hart)
Roselyn Sanchez ... Porphyria
Denyse Tontz ... Young Porphyria
Scout Alter Scout Alter ... Young Narrator
Frank Bruynbroek ... Young Nikolai
Scarlett Chorvat ... Tatiana
Daniel Goddard ... Sergei
Dmitri S. Boudrine ... Kolya (as Dimitri Boudrine)
Stefan Pardoe Stefan Pardoe ... Ganya
Said Bakouch Said Bakouch ... The Maharajah
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Storyline

Against the backdrop of a noirish dreamscape, a tortured man returns to the city he swore he would never return to, in order to save the woman he has always loved yet can never have.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, some language and brief drug use | See all certifications »
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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Прекрасный сон See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Unified Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(European Film Market)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

At about ten minutes and eighteen seconds into the film, The Narrator is awoken by a car horn outside the "warehouse". He gets up, on his knees, using the cane for support. Then the camera switches to a shot of Walter laying on the ground, his cane visible and also lying on the ground. In the next shot, Walter's cane is in The Narrator's hand again. See more »

Quotes

[last lines]
The Narrator: You see, in our own way she's mine and I am hers. Perfection and imperfection. That is why I close my eyes now, I realize what she has taught me, an imperfect sleep can be the most perfect sleep of all. And now that I've had a perfect sleep, I will finally have a different kind of sleep, a sleep from which I will never awake again.
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Connections

Featured in Do Not Go See the Perfect Sleep (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

The Haunted Theater
Written and Performed by Greg Kuehn
Courtesy of Peligro Music
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Awful!
30 July 2011 | by gordon-hamiltonSee all my reviews

I would say the narration was inane but, that would mean it had to have sense or substance, which it didn't.

The storyline was little more than that contrived by a ten year old boy with constipation while sitting on the pot.

If we still had coal fires we could use the lacklustre script and wooden acting to light the fire.

If vitality is the characteristic which distinguishes living things from nonliving things, we may now bury this and not bother with a wake.

I would like to say that this digital diatribe had no redeeming features at all but, it does have one, a visual one, and that is the beauty of Roselyn Sanchez.


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