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Lathe of Heaven DVD 1 of 1

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Format: DVD
Sku: 40140799
UPC: 767685946732
UPC 14: 00767685946732
Rating: NR
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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.
Editor's 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.


Video Features DVD, Interviews

Technical Info

Release Information
Video Mfg Name Studio: New Video Group
Video Release Date Release Date: 8/29/2000
Video Play Time Running Time: 100 minutes
Video CategoryId Catalog ID: 9467
Video UPC UPC: 00767685946732
Video Number of Discs Number of Discs: 1

Audio & Video
Video Original Language Original Language: English
Video Audio Spec Available Audio Tracks: English

Cast & Crew

Video Cast Info Margaret Avery
Video Cast Info Bruce Davison
Video Cast Info Kevin Conway
Video Cast Info Ursula K. Le Guin - Story
Video Cast Info David R. Loxton - Director
Video Cast Info Fred Barzyk - Director

Professional 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

Product Attributes

Product attributeActor:   Davison,Bruce
Product attributeLabel:   New Video Group
Product attributeMusic Format:   DVD
Product attributeVideo Format:   DVD
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