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In Dreams

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In Dreams

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
Wide Release Date:
01/15/99
performer:
Annette Bening, Robert Downey Jr., Aidan Quinn, Stephen Rea
director:
Neil Jordan
author:
73951, 60019
genre:
Horror, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a C-

In this rare flub from Neil Jordan (Interview With the Vampire), Bening plays a homemaker being driven mad by dreams foretelling the crimes of a serial child killer (Downey). Watching them drives us a little crazy, too. At its most effective, In Dreams conjures nightmarish images of lifeless children, watery graves, and flesh-eating family pets. Yet Jordan is so busy serving up symbolic subconsciousness that he never establishes a convincing reality. C-

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