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Released in the USA on May 03 of 2002, "Insomnia" (also known as "Insomnia - Schlaflos") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan, and written by Hillary Seitz (screenplay) . Al Pacino is starring, alongside Robin Williams, Martin Donovan, Oliver 'Ole' Zemen, Hilary Swank and Paul Dooley.

A tough cop. A brilliant killer. An unspeakable crime.

Who is the director of "Insomnia":

Insomnia was directed by Christopher Nolan, an English director, writer, producer, cinematographer, and actor.

Before Insomnia, Christopher Nolan had directed Memento, released in 2000, Following (1998). Since, he directed Batman Begins, released in 2005, The Dark Knight (2008), Inception (2010), The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Interstellar (2014).

What was the release date of "Insomnia":

Insomnia was initally released in the United States on Friday, May 03, 2002. Other films released on Friday, May 03, 2002 are Spider-Man (dir. Sam Raimi) and Deuces Wild (dir. Scott Kalvert). This was seventeen (17) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, August 30, 2002 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, November 06, 2002 in France; Thursday, October 10, 2002 in Germany; Friday, November 08, 2002 in Italy; Friday, October 11, 2002 in Spain; Thursday, September 05, 2002 in Australia and on Saturday, September 07, 2002 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Insomnia":

At the casting of Insomnia we find Al Pacino, previously seen in Chinese Coffee (2000) and Any Given Sunday (1999); Robin Williams (Death to Smoochy (2002), Artificial Intelligence: AI (2001)); Martin Donovan (Desire (2000), Onegin (1999)) [ more... ]

  • Katharine Isabelle and Jay Brazeau also appeared together in Disturbing Behavior, released in 1998.
  • Paula Shaw and Katharine Isabelle can also be seen in Freddy vs. Jason, released in 2003.
  • Jay Brazeau and Crystal Lowe also worked together in Going the Distance, released in 2004.
  • Paul Dooley and Robin Williams also worked together in Popeye, released in 1980.

What is the Storyline of "Insomnia":

In the small fishing town of Nightmute, Alaska, 17-year-old Kay Connell (Crystal Lowe) is found murdered. LAPD detectives Will Dormer (Al Pacino) and Hap Eckhart (Martin Donovan) are sent to assist the local police with their investigation.

Concurrently, an intense Internal Affairs investigation in Los Angeles is about to put Dormer under the microscope. Eckhart reveals that Internal Affairs has offered him an immunity deal in exchange for his testimony regarding one of Dormer's past cases. Eckhart [...]

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