Dream for an Insomniac
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Actress Frankie has spent much of her life dating no one who is "less than extraordinary." When she meets David, they immediately begin exchanging literary quotes and soon fall in love. Problems arise when Frankie learns that David has a girlfriend, and Frankie gets a job in L.A.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Dream for an Insomniac is really a self-conscious modern sitcom that with its San Francisco setting suggests a pale shadow of Armistead Maupin's Tales From the City."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Aniston is the breeze in this movie."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"...the sort of insufferably pretentious, urbanite poseurs that insufferably pretentious, urbanite poseurs wish they could be"
‑ Carlo Cavagna, AboutFilm.com
"It's talky, clumsy and a bit trivial, but the talk is rarely dull, and there's an integrity about its clumsiness: It's harder to be smooth when you have things you really want to say."
‑ Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle
"A romantic comedy about bright, funny, confused young people in San Francisco, it fails to be bright or funny itself, only confused."
‑ Peter Keough, Boston Phoenix
"If you're looking for a safe romantic comedy featuring 20-somethings, then you might enjoy Dream for an Insomniac. If you like more challenging films, you won't regret skipping it."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"A slight, sleekly polished debut feature propelled by a kinder, gentler Swingers vibe."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"All of the playful dialogue -- and this movie is joyfully full of talk -- is handled well in DeBartolo's savvy script and given life by actors who seem to truly embody the idealism of the characters."
‑ Barbara Shulgasser, San Francisco Examiner
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