Dr. Rich Freeman (Tony Award winner Santino Fontana), an ambitious and well-liked psychology professor, pursues a sleep study with a focus on nightmares, dreams, and sleep paralysis — the success of which would result in a lucrative grant. As the line between dreams and reality blur, a member of the study is murdered, and everything begins to unravel, leaving Rich fighting to make things right.
Starring Tony Award winner Santino Fontana (star of the Tony Award winning Broadway production of “Tootsie,” CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” Disney’s “Frozen” ); Natalie Knepp (Amazon’s “Z: The Beginning of Everything”) Devika Bhise (“The Man Who Knew Infinity”) and Dónall Ó Héalai (“Traders”), Chris Henry Coffey, Mercer Boffey, Geoffrey Owens (NBC’s “The Cosby Show”); with Dennis Boutsikaris (AMC’s “Better Call Saul”) and Laila Robins (Showtime’s “Homeland”).
FESTIVALS and AWARDS
Panavision New Filmmaker Grant Recipient
World Premiere - Cinequest Film Festival
New York Premiere - HBO Presents New York Latino Film Festival
UK Premiere - Cine-Excess International Film Festival
Winner - Best Narrative Feature - Arizona Underground Film Festival
Honorable Mention - New Jersey Film Festival
WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY Nathan Catucci
PRODUCED BY Dorottya Mathe, Jonathan Burkhart and Nathan Catucci
CO-PRODUCER Matt Janes
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Edgar Coons
CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Julie Holzbach
CASTING BY Matthew Messinger
CINEMATOGRAPHY BY Behnood Dadfar
PRODUCTION DESIGN BY James Bartol
EDITED BY Nathan Catucci and Nahuel Attar
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER Matthew Messinger
COSTUME DESIGNER Angelina Scantlebury
MUSIC COMPOSED BY Michael MacAllister
ORIGINAL PAINTINGS BY Gwen A.P.