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Lathe of Heaven (film)

Lathe of Heaven is a 2002 television film based on the similarly named science fiction novel by Ursula K. Le Guin and a remake of the 1980 adaptation. It was produced for the A&E network in 2002 and directed by Philip Haas. It was nominated for the 2003 Saturn Award for Best Single Program Presentation.[1]

Lathe of Heaven
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Written byUrsula K. Le Guin (Novel)
Alan Sharp (Screenplay)
Directed byPhilip Haas
StarringJames Caan
Lukas Haas
Lisa Bonet
Theme music composerAngelo Badalamenti
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Producer(s)Mark Winemaker
Editor(s)Jean-François Bergeron
Running time91 mins.
Original networkA&E
Original releaseOctober 29, 2002 (DVD)


Lathe of Heaven stars James Caan, Lukas Haas, and Lisa Bonet. Unlike the 1980 adaptation, it discards a significant portion of the plot, some minor characters, and much of the philosophical underpinnings of the book.


  1. ^ "Lathe of Heaven". Variety. Retrieved 2009-08-09.[dead link]

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