Waterston, Sam

SKU: 030306197098

UPC 030306197098
Release Date 2016-06-21
Studio IFC Films
Discs 1
Length 90
Format (unknown)
MPAA Rating R (MPAA)
Synopsis [What's] important here is the power of each thread to engage viewers in thoughtful discussion.There's a certain satisfaction that can be found in a looping, tangled cinematic narrative of interwoven lives in an anonymous urban environment -- the coincidences and conflicts that elucidate the proximity of city life. This is the idea behind Tim Blake Nelson's ANESTHESIA...[T]he title implies numbness, but writer-director Tim Blake Nelson seems to want viewers to feel every last thing....The cast is strong...[An] exquisitely compressed cri de coeur about the meaning of life in a hyper-connected world...This ensemble drama set in New York City begins with a philosophy professor (Sam Waterston) getting stabbed while he's trying to buy flowers for his wife (Glenn Close). Elsewhere, his daughter-in-law (Jessica Hecht) battles cancer, a student of his (Kristen Stewart) has self-harm issues, a junkie (K. Todd Freeman) is dragged to rehab by a childhood best friend (Michael K. Williams), and a suburban wife (Gretchen Mol) longs for the city. Written and directed by Tim Blake Nelson.
Cast Tim Blake Nelson (Director)
Tim Blake Nelson (Screenwriter)
Jeff Danna (Composer)
Katrina Whalen (Set Decorator)
Christina Voros (Director of Photography)
Drew Leary (Stunt Coordinator)
Julie Buck (Production Manager/UPM)
Christopher Carroll (Assistant Director)
Glenn Close (Star)
Scott Cohen (Co-Star)
Tim Blake Nelson (Co-Star)
Yul Vazquez (Co-Star)
Natasha Gregson Wagner (Co-Star)
Sam Waterston (Co-Star)
Lee Wilkof (Co-Star)
Chris McCann (Co-Star)
Gloria Reuben (Co-Star)
Jessica Hecht (Star)
Keith Randolph Smith (Co-Star)
K. Todd Freeman (Star)
Gretchen Mol (Star)
Patrick Kerr (Co-Star)
Kristen Stewart (Co-Star)
David Aaron Baker (Co-Star)
Denise Burse (Co-Star)
Annie Parisse (Co-Star)
J. Bernard Calloway (Co-Star)
Corey Stoll (Co-Star)
Michael K. Williams (Co-Star)
Hannah Marks (Co-Star)
Lucas Hedges (Co-Star)
Cliff Moylan (Co-Star)
Philip Ettinger (Co-Star)
Derrick Baskin (Co-Star)
Richard Thomas (Co-Star)
Katie Chang (Co-Star)
Mickey Sumner (Co-Star)
Julia Morrison (Co-Star)
Rob Morgan (Co-Star)
Jacqueline Baum (Co-Star)
Marcus Callender (Co-Star)
Ivan Goris (Co-Star)
Erica Cho (Co-Star)
Ekaterina Samsonov (Co-Star)
Ben Konigsberg (Co-Star)
Cameron Taylor (Co-Star)
Erika Rose (Co-Star)
Lisa Benavides-Nelson (Co-Star)
G. Michelle Robinson (Co-Star)
John McNamara (Co-Star)
Sounds/Subtitles Blu-ray Disc Features: Note: Trailer Widescreen - 1.85 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English DTS HD Master Audio - English Subtitles - English, Spanish
Language English
Weight 0.15000
Height 0.30000
Width 5.25000
Depth 6.50000
Format Code Blu-ray Hi-Def DVD
Library Subject Feature Film Drama
Attribute Widescreen
Product Code Movie

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