Jake works at a crematory and burns bodies every day. They mean nothing until he recognizes one: his former art professor. Being faced with the life his professor left behind, Jake delivers... See full summary »
Darren La Borie,
In 1959, Truman Capote learns of the murder of a Kansas family and decides to write a book about the case. While researching for his novel In Cold Blood, Capote forms a relationship with one of the killers, Perry Smith, who is on death row.
Philip Seymour Hoffman,
Clifton Collins Jr.,
Martin Brown (Jeremy Curran), who dreams he's traveling backwards through time, attempts to fix his relationship with his recently deceased wife, Jennifer (Amy Burke). His best friend (John Wood), his co-worker (Jørgen Pedersen), even his new psychologist (Robert Alan Mitchell) don't know if these "jumpbacks" are real or if Martin is imagining the whole ordeal. Writer/Director Jørgen Pedersen takes you on a romantic ride through time and love in this piece about dreams. With wonderful performances, interesting writing, captivating direction and an amazing musical score - Waking Up is a true labor of love about just that, love.Written by
The classroom scenes were filmed in the director's alma mater, Lindbergh High School. See more »
This film is dedicated to: JP - My Parents (for everything), My Best Friends (for being my family), & Libby (for love) JC - Jørgen, My Family, & Kate (they all know why) AS - Jørgen (for the opportunity), My Family (for putting up with me), & Lulu (for inspiration) MJK - My Father (for absolutely everything), Chip Gubera (for showing me how to be awesome), & Taylor Staniforth (for being my best friend/critic/inspiration/mao) See more »