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Chasing Sleep (2000)

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Ed Saxon (Jeff Daniels) is an English professor of some repute whose life is thrown into serious chaos when his wife, Eve, fails to return home one day. After a sleepless night, Ed phones the police, who find no trace of Eve, save her abandoned car. Later Ed, by now exhausted and disheveled, is visited by a young student (Emily Bergl) who is concerned about his absence from class and has stopped by to drop off some food for him. The student has an obvious attraction towards Ed, and he lets her

Oct 16, 2001

LionsGate Entertainment

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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (3) | Rotten (3) | DVD (4)

It boasts impressive formal construction, beautiful cinematography and excellent acting.

July 20, 2002 Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
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Long, introspective, indulgent cinema is certainly here to stay - let's try for something a little, well, better.

June 21, 2007 Full Review Source: Film Scouts
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...a wonderfully creepy riff on Polanski's Repulsion...

October 2, 2002 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

...A gem well hidden on video store shelves beneath artwork that makes it look like a quick cash-in on the success of What Lies Beneath.

April 28, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Freak Central
Film Freak Central

A disappointment from start to finish.

March 31, 2002 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
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A silly bit of nonsense that is supposed to be art house but ends up being outhouse. Jeff Daniels tries but he can't lift this out of the rubbish bin.
May 7, 2013
John Ballantine

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This is just a genuinely strange little ditty. I really enjoyed it and Jeff Daniels is actually pretty good.
November 12, 2007
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