Anesthesia Movie



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2016 | Drama Thriller | 1hr, 30m

A snowy New York City night, a beloved teacher, a shocking crime: this provocative drama pieces together the puzzle of a man’s life just before it changes forever.

U.S. Release Date

Anesthesia release date was Friday, January 8, 2016. This was a Limited in theaters release.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

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Directed by

Tim Blake Nelson


Tim Blake Nelson


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While on his way home one evening, Walter Zarrow (Sam Waterston), a popular Columbia University philosophy professor, is violently attacked on the street. There are a domino effect of events that led up to this seemingly senseless assault. Along the way, hidden connections between a seemingly disparate group of people—including a self-destructive student (Kristen Stewart), a hard-drinking suburban housewife (Gretchen Mol), and a desperate junkie (K. Todd Freeman).
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