Numb

Numb

Director: Harris Goldberg

Cast: Harris Goldberg, Matthew Perry, Lynn Collins, Kevin Pollak

     
 

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A man who is suddenly without feelings is motivated by a love he isn't quite sure is there in this offbeat independent comedy. Hudson (Matthew Perry) is a screenwriter who has enjoyed a modest success in Hollywood, but one day he suddenly and inexplicably sinks into a strange funk -- he feels strangely removed from the world around him, as if reality has slipped away… See more details below

Overview

A man who is suddenly without feelings is motivated by a love he isn't quite sure is there in this offbeat independent comedy. Hudson (Matthew Perry) is a screenwriter who has enjoyed a modest success in Hollywood, but one day he suddenly and inexplicably sinks into a strange funk -- he feels strangely removed from the world around him, as if reality has slipped away and he can't physically or emotionally feel his surroundings. Hudson's writing partner Tom (Kevin Pollock) is more than a bit disturbed by the sudden change in Hudson's demeanor, and on his advice he begins seeing the first of several psychiatrists, most of whom prescribe a dizzying variety of drugs, except for Dr. Blaine (Mary Steenburgen), who is turned on by Hudson's condition and ends up having an affair with him. As Hudson seems to be running out of ways to reconnect with himself, he meets Sarah (Lynn Collins), a beautiful woman who is quite taken with him and decides to introduce him to as many positive and compelling experiences as possible. The first feature-length directorial project for screenwriter Harris Goldberg, Numb received its North American premiere at the 2007 Tribeca Film Festival.

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Product Details

Release Date:
05/13/2008
UPC:
0014381490428
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
R
Source:
Image Entertainment
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:33:00
Sales rank:
89,092

Special Features

"Numb: An Inside Look" featuring video interviews with actors Matthew Perry, Lynn Collins, Mary Steenbugen, Kevin Pollak, writer/director Harris Goldberg and more; Commentary with director Harris Goldberg; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Matthew Perry Hudson Milbank
Lynn Collins Sarah
Kevin Pollak Tom
Mary Steenburgen Dr. Blaine
Bob Gunton Dr. Townsend
Helen Shaver Audrey
William B. Davis Peter
Ben Ayres Brad
Monique Ganderton Debra
Harris Goldberg Actor

Technical Credits
Harris Goldberg Director,Screenwriter
Mary Alde Executive Producer
Mary L. Aloe Executive Producer
Eyde Belasco Casting
Tai Duncan Co-producer,Consultant/advisor
Sylvie Gendron Costumes/Costume Designer
Lindsay MacAdam Co-producer
Michael Baker Executive Producer
Matthew Perry Executive Producer
Paul Schiff Executive Producer
Phillip Schmidt Production Designer
Kirk Shaw Producer
Ryan Shore Score Composer
Eric Steelberg Cinematographer
Laura Toplass Casting
Jeff Wishengrad Editor
Margaret Yen Musical Direction/Supervision

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Numb
1. Main Titles; Depersonalization [5:31]
2. Psychotherapy [6:35]
3. Reconnection [3:20]
4. Reconnection [3:26]
5. Masking It [8:00]
6. Sara [3:43]
7. I Like You [7:16]
8. Antipsychotic [9:59]
9. Self-Sabotage [5:44]
10. Cognitive Behavior [5:44]
11. Feelings [7:46]
12. The Only One [6:05]
13. What is Wrong With You? [4:03]
14. Shocking the Synapses [4:41]
15. Just Pull Up Your Socks [3:31]
16. Ventura and Woodman [4:37]
17. End Credits [3:01]

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