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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Gabriel Noone (Robin Williams), a writer and host of a late-night radio show, begins a phone correspondence with Pete (Rory Culkin) a teen who claims to have survived a nightmarish childhood. Though he becomes close to the youth and his mother (Toni Collette), Gabriel must begin a harrowing search for the truth when questions about Pete's real identity begin to surface.

Cast: Robin Williams , Toni Collette , Rory Culkin , Bobby Cannavale , Sandra Oh , Joe Morton , John Cullum , Becky Ann Baker

Director: Patrick Stettner

Genres: Drama, Mystery

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Night Listener (2006)

Release Date: January 21st, 2006|1 hr. 31 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    A movie with lots of heart but no heartbeat. show more

  • 88
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    This unconventional psychological drama weaves a fascinating tale, and Collette and Williams give two of the summer's best performances. show more

  • 30
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Depressed and depressing drama. show more

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