Fade (2008)

Arthur Dichter thinks he's dying of insomnia, but the reality is much more frightening. He wanders the streets, finding new ways to keep his body moving, even self-mutilation. He has lost the ability to communicate, keeping a journal to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 19, 2008
DVD Release Date: June 10, 2008
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Maureen M. Hart
Chicago Tribune

Arthur provides some overly mannered narration via a journal he's been keeping, but that also offers few clues to how much of what we're seeing is real or imagined.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

It would be nice to say that Fade cures the very thing that it's about, sleeplessness. But that wouldn't convey the pretentiousness of this psychological drama.

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Matthew Nestel
Boxoffice Magazine

Words need not apply to this overly drawn-out picture where all 74 suffering minutes become an artificial scramble of missed attempts at isolation, lost love and disintegration.

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