Lathe of Heaven

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Product Overview

George orr is haunted by dreams that become reality. In a world where pollution has destroyed the ice caps and plagues rage unchecked, a psychiatrist sees orr's power as a way for humanity to escape its bleak fate. But as each attempt to direct orr's dreaminh ends in failure.

Specifications

Studio New Video Group
SKU 40140799
UPC 767685946732
UPC 14 00767685946732
Format DVD
Rating NR
Keywords
Based On A Novel
Dreams
Futuristic
Made-For-Network TV
Sci-Fi/Horror/Fantasy
Science-Fiction
Editors Note
Note An innovative adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's futuristic science-fiction masterpiece about a man named George Orr (Davison) with the incredible power to literally make his dreams come true. The unpredictability of this "gift" is a serious hindrance on George's life, leading to his grave desire to be rid of it. However, his psychiatrist Dr. Haber (Conway) has different plans for George's powers and hypnotically convinces him to use this gift for the benefit of mankind. Although the doctor may have good intentions, messing with George's mind can lead to horrifying consequences. Presented by PBS.
Reviews
Entertainment Weekly "...Its preachy tone and no-budget F/X only add to the brainy charm....[A] compelling tale..." 09/08/2000 p.62
Actors
Bruce Davison
Kevin Conway
Directors
Name Davis Loxton/Fred Barzyk
Link Search Link
Cast & Crew
Margaret Avery - Star
Bruce Davison - Star
Kevin Conway - Star
Ursula K. Le Guin - Story
David R. Loxton - Director
Fred Barzyk - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1979
Catalog ID 9467
UPC 00767685946732
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 100 minutes
Color Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Features
DVD, Interviews
Product Attributes
Actor Davison,Bruce
Label New Video Group
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD
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