Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, 
Series: Widescreen DVD collection
1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in ISBN/ISSN:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2004
Special features: Audio commentary by director Brad Anderson; 'The machinist': breaking the rules; 8 deleted scenes; theatrical trailer
Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, John Sharian
Trevor Reznik hasn't slept in a year. The shocking deteroration of his physical and mental health has made his every waking moment an unrelenting state of confusion, paranoia, guilt, anxiety and terror. His only solace from this living nightmare comes from an affectionate prostitute. When cryptic notes turn up mysteriousley in his apartment and hallucinations of a co-worker that no one else sees causes a gruesome machine shop injury, he embarks on a journey to find out whether there is an elaborate plot to drive him mad or his fatigue has simply robbed him of reason.An industrial worker hasn't slept in a year. He is living a nightmare where cryptic notes appear, and has visions of a co-worker no one else can see. Are these mysteries part of a plot to drive him mad? Or, has fatigue simply robbed him of reason?
MPAA rating: R; for violence and disturbing images, sexuality and language.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 surround
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