‘Come True’ Review: A Hypnotic Dream Thriller About a Creepy Sleep Study

Come True” wears its many influences on its sleeve, notably the work of David Cronenberg and Philip K.

Dick, “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and “Donnie Darko,” with nods to “The Shining,” “Night of the Living Dead” and “The Terminator” thrown in for good measure.

Nonetheless, filmmaker Anthony Scott Burns (“Our House”) melds those inspirations — as well as Rodney Ascher’s “The Nightmare” — to craft a uniquely illusory sci-fi thriller about an adrift young woman who copes with her unsettling slumbering visions by participating in a sleep study.

that should bolster its chances to break out of the genre pack when it debuts in select theaters and on VOD on March 12.Estranged from her mother for unknown reasons, 18-year-old Sarah (Julia Sarah Stone) spends her nights in a sleeping bag on a playground slide, her mind gliding forward through dark, misty passageways decorated with shadowy bodies and structures, and ending

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