The Machinist

    Genre
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime
    101 mins
  • Release Date
    2004
  • Countries
    US
  • Languages
    English, Spanish

ANGELIKA’S NOTE

Brad Anderson directs the psychological thriller THE MACHINIST, which got critics and audiences talking after its premiere at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Deemed by the Washington Post as "psychological suspense at its finest," the film is buoyed by an astonishingly committed performance by Christian Bale as a sleepless factory worker.
DIRECTED BY:
Brad Anderson
WRITTEN BY:
Scott Kosar
CAST INCLUDES:
Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian

SYNOPSIS

Christian Bale plays Trevor Reznik, a factory lathe operator who has developed a serious case of insomnia. Lack of sleep has already started to wear down on his brain and his body. When he’s involved in an accident at work, his co-workers turn against him. He starts to find strange notes in his apartment and see people that apparently aren’t there.

The Machinist

    Genre
    Drama, Thriller
  • Runtime
    101 mins
  • Release Date
    2004
  • Countries
    US
  • Languages
    English, Spanish
DIRECTED BY
Brad Anderson
WRITTEN BY
Scott Kosar
CAST INCLUDES
Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian
Brad Anderson directs the psychological thriller THE MACHINIST, which got critics and audiences talking after its premiere at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. Deemed by the Washington Post as "psychological suspense at its finest," the film is buoyed by an astonishingly committed performance by Christian Bale as a sleepless factory worker.

Christian Bale plays Trevor Reznik, a factory lathe operator who has developed a serious case of insomnia. Lack of sleep has already started to wear down on his brain and his body. When he’s involved in an accident at work, his co-workers turn against him. He starts to find strange notes in his apartment and see people that apparently aren’t there.

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