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Al Pacino
Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: Al Pacino
Al Pacino
, Robin Williams
Robin Williams
, Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank
Christopher Nolan

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Director Christopher Nolan follows up his breakthrough sophomore film Memento with this remake of a stylish Norwegian thriller. Al Pacino stars as Detective Will Dormer, a Los Angeles Police Department legend who temporarily escapes an internal affairs investigation that may ruin his career by traveling to Nightmute, AK, the remote site of a murder that has the local authorities flummoxed. Along with his partner, Hap Eckhart (Martin Donovan), and the small town's wide-eyed rookie investigator, Ellie Burr (Hilary Swank), the exhausted Dormer probes the brutal slaying of a teenage girl who was rumored to have a secret lover. A clever ruse quickly lures the killer into a police trap, but the suspect escapes and a tragic accident at the scene leaves Dormer at the mercy of the murderer, a pulp crime novelist named Walter Finch (Robin Williams). As Finch plays a dangerous game of extortion with Dormer, the detective's mental health deteriorates rapidly from guilt over his complicity in a crime and sleep deprivation compounded by the lack of darkness in the land of the midnight sun. Meanwhile, the bright and dogged Ellie continues putting the pieces of a complex puzzle together despite Dormer's skillful attempts to lead the investigation toward the right suspect, but away from his own malfeasance. Insomnia co-stars Paul Dooley, Nicky Katt, Maura Tierney, and Jonathan Jackson.

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Product Details

Release Date: 07/13/2010
UPC: 0883929108985
Original Release: 2002
Rating: R
Source: Warner Home Video
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:58:00
Sales rank: 17,824

Special Features

Additional scenes; Commentaries:; -Director Christopher Nolan (commentary in order of shooting sequence); -Hilary Swank, production designer Nathan Crowley, editor Dody Dorn, cinematographer Wally Pfister and screenwriter Hillary Seitz; 4 featurettes: ; -Day for Night: Making the movie ; -180°: A conversation with Christopher Nolan and Al Pacino; -In the Fog: Cinematography and production design; -Eyes Wide Open: The insomniac's world; Stills gallery; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Al Pacino Det. Will Dormer
Robin Williams Walter Finch
Hilary Swank Ellie Burr
Maura Tierney Rachel Clement
Martin Donovan Hap Eckhart
Nicky Katt Fred Duggar
Paul Dooley Chief Charles Nyback
Larry Holden Farrell
Katharine Isabelle Tanya Francke
Jonathan Jackson Randy Stetz
Malcom Boddington Principle
Jay Brazeau Francis
Andrew Campbell Officer #2
Lorne Cardinal Rich
Chris Guthior Uniformed Officer
James Hutson Officer #1
Ken Kirzinger Stunt Coordinator
Crystal Lowe Kay Connell
Emily Perkins Girl At Funeral
Kate Robbins Woman On The Road
Kerry Sandomirsky Trish Eckhart
Paula Shaw Coroner
Tasha Simms Mrs. Connell
Ian Tracey Warfield
Dean Wray Ticket Taker
Oliver "Ole" Zemen Pilot
Nick Ingman Conductor

Technical Credits
Christopher Nolan Director
Derek Baskerville Costumes/Costume Designer
Susan Brouse Casting
Teresa Brummitt Costumes/Costume Designer
Rick Burgess Stunts
Shawn C. Stunts
John Caglione Makeup
Yves Cameron Stunts
Lynne Carrow Casting
Lauro Chartrand Stunts
Dean Choe Stunts
George Clooney Executive Producer
Ben Cosgrove Associate Producer
Nathan Crowley Production Designer
Duane Dickinson Stunts
Michael Diner Art Director
Dody Dorn Editor
Martyn Harry Musical Arrangement
Norma Hill-Patton Makeup
Yvette Jackson Stunts
Ron James Stunts
Broderick Johnson Producer
David Julyan Score Composer
Kristene Kenward Stunts
Andrew Kosove Producer
Peter Lando Set Decoration/Design
Vincent Lascoumes Asst. Director
Marci Liroff Casting
Kit Mallet Stunts
Edward L. McDonnell Producer
Cheri Minns Makeup
Mike Mitchell Stunts
Tish Monaghan Costumes/Costume Designer
Gary J. Morneau Camera Operator
Wally Pfister Cinematographer
Kim Roth Executive Producer
Jacob Rupp Stunts
Charles Schlissel Executive Producer
Hillary Seitz Screenwriter
Steven Soderbergh Executive Producer
Larry Sutton Sound Mixer,Sound/Sound Designer
Tony Thomas Executive Producer
Emma Thomas Co-producer
Marshall Virtue Stunts
Steven P. Wegner Associate Producer
Wendy S. Williams Production Manager
Paul Junger Witt Producer

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