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The lathe of heaven

Author: David R LoxtonFred BarzykBruce DavisonKevin ConwayMargaret AveryAll authors
Publisher: New York : Distributed by New Video, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 dreaming ends in failure, the doctor's obsession with playing God grows stronger."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction television programs
Television adaptations
Fiction television programs
Made-for-TV movies
Drama
Interviews
Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin; Ursula K Le Guin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David R Loxton; Fred Barzyk; Bruce Davison; Kevin Conway; Margaret Avery; Ursula K Le Guin; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Corporation for Public Broadcasting.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767026969 9780767026963
OCLC Number: 44909342
Notes: "Based on the novel by Ursula K. Le Guin."
"Digitally remastered"--Container.
Special features include: Bill Moyers interview with Ursula K. Le Guin ; interactive menu ; scene selection.
Credits: Creative consultant, Ursula K. Leguin ; director of photography, Robbie Greenberg ; music composed and conducted by Michael Small ; film editor, Dick Bartlett.
Cast: Bruce Davison, Kevin Conway, Margaret Avery.
Event notes: Originally broadcast in 1979.
Target Audience: Rated TV-PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: from WNET, New York ; Corporation for Public Broadcasting ; produced and directed by David Loxton and Fred Barzyk ; teleplay by Roger E. Swaybill and Diane English.

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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 dreaming ends in failure, the doctor's obsession with playing God grows stronger."--Container.

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