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Sleep

Directed by Michael Venus

Year: 2020
Running Time: 100 minutes
Country: Germany
Language: German with English Subtitles

Dreams and reality collide in this ambitious, unsettling psychological thriller that tackles the horrors of Germany’s past using folklore and fairytale imagery. Director-writer Michael Venus describes his feature debut as “an antithesis of the German Heimatfilm.” A flight attendant (a game Sandra Hüller of Toni Erdmann fame) suffers a breakdown after experiencing demonic nightmares. Her resourceful daughter (Gro Swantje Kohlhof, from the zombie flick Ever After) visits the aptly named village of Stainbach where her comatose mother lies hospitalized, and gradually unearths their sinister family history as well as an assembly of Nazi sympathizers. Amie Simon from I Love Splatter calls it “a delirious and delicious supernatural mystery with a creepy patriarchal cult wrapper.” – Alissa Simon

Reviews

“Sleep‘s nightmares are vividly realized, super colorful constructions, simultaneously beautiful and horrifying.”


Awards
  • Official Selection: Berlinale, Zurich, and Chicago Film Festivals

Cast
Gro Swantje Kohlhof
Sandra Hüller
August Schmölzer
Marion Kracht
Max Hubacher

Crew
Directed by Michael Venus
Writers Michael Venus and Thomas Friedrich
Cinematographer Marius von Felbert
Produced by Verena Gräfe-Höft

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