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Dose of Reality (2013)

Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 28 February 2013 (USA)
2AM, closing time: A cocky bar manager with a shady past and a young handsome bartender discover a beautiful woman bloodied and unconscious in the bathroom of a late night lounge. When she ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
Fairuza Balk ... Rose
Rick Ravanello ... Tony
Ryan Merriman ... Matt
Tanya Allen ... Alana / Wife
McKenzie Westmore ... Show Producer
James Babson ... Pinkerton
Ron McCoy ... Homeless Man
Tyler Poelle ... Police Officer
Christopher Kriesa ... Doctor Wilkins (as Chris Kriesa)
Alice Rietveld ... Newscaster
Luis Rolon Luis Rolon ... Masked Intruder
Troy Vincent ... Mr. Royce
Dan Kremer Dan Kremer ... Announcer (voice) (as Dan Kramer)
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2AM, closing time: A cocky bar manager with a shady past and a young handsome bartender discover a beautiful woman bloodied and unconscious in the bathroom of a late night lounge. When she awakens, Tony, Matt and the mysterious Rose are plunged into a stirring evening of dangerous role playing in an ever-escalating game of cat and mouse that forces them to face the dark shadows of themselves. As we begin to piece together the elaborate puzzle, nothing is what it seems. However, one thing is for certain: this Rose is full of thorns. Written by Anonymous

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Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Доза реальности See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendale, California, USA

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Sticks to your ribs!
29 April 2013 | by lbrookseSee all my reviews

It's raw, sultry, fun, surprising... I saw a preview screening of this film in LA and REALLY enjoyed it. If you're a fan of intense, smart, slow- burn drama, (like David Mamet) where a few characters ram head-to-head and transform before your eyes, you definitely should check this out.

Fairuza Balk has never been better - she's electric, and haunted, and wounded, and powerful.

And the other two main actors totally hold their own against Fairuza with rich, edgy performances too. Great acting all around.

It's a kick-ass indie film that sticks to your ribs.


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