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On the Edge

On the Edge(2001)

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Brief Synopsis

Three futuristic short films ("Happy Birthday," "The Other Side" and "Reaching Normal") are woven together through a wraparound narrative which finds an arrogant movie mogul's life transformed after his temp takes him hostage and forces him to watch three shorts as "life lessons" that will help him

"Happy Birthday" is an adaptation of Keith Laumer's short story, "Placement Test," about one woman's struggle against a chaotic system which nobody seems to understand --- least of all those who created it.

"The Other Side" is an adaptation of Bruce Holland Roger's short story, "Lifeboat on a Burning Sea," about Maas, a terminally ill scientist who secretly creates a human replica of himself in a bid for immortality.

"Reaching Normal" is an adaptation of Walter M. Miller's short story, "Command Performance," about a married housewife with ESP, who carries on a telepathic affair with an eccentric scientist.

Cast & Crew

John Goodman The Dean ("Happy Birthday")
Sydney Tamiia Poitier Hannah ("Happy Birthday")
Beverly D'Angelo Bag Lady ("Happy Birthday")
Christopher Lloyd Attorney Bum ("Happy Birthday")
David Hyde Pierce Barney ("Happy Birthday")
Caroline Rhea Monica ("Happy Birthday")
Jenica Bergere Sally ("Happy Birthday")
Ken Hudson Campbell Security Guard ("Happy Birthday")
Roman Danylo Donald ("Happy Birthday")
Kimiko Gelman Mae ("Happy Birthday")
Jean Kasem Nurse ("Happy Birthday")
Taylor Negron Walking Warden ("Happy Birthday")
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Release Date:  2001 Production Date: 
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Sound:  Production Co:  .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Cis Hollywood .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Runway, Inc. .....Production Company, Title House, Inc. .....Production Company, Digital Sound Works .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Eastman Kodak .....Production Company, Fotokem Film & Video .....Production Company, Showtime Networks .....Network, Cbs Television Studios .....Domestic Tv Distributor
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