30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Other Side of Sleep Ireland, Netherlands, Hungary 2011 | 88 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Rebecca Daly

Rebecca Daly (*1971) enjoyed great critical success this year in Cannes with The Other Side of Sleep. Especially mentioned was her eye for composition and her sensitive direction of the actors.

rated for 0 + years

Arlene is like a ghost in her life. She lives in a small town in the midlands – surrounded by field after field and endless woodlands. One morning Arlene wakes in the woods beside the body of a young woman. The body is soon discovered and suspicion spreads through the community. Increasingly drawn to the dead girl’s family – her grieving sister and accused boyfriend – Arlene barricades herself in at night, afraid to fall asleep. Soon, her sleeping and waking realities blur. And all this time someone is watching her.

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Original title: The Other Side of Sleep
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Rebecca Daly
Screenplay: Rebecca Daly, Glenn Montgomery
Cast: Antonia Campbell Hughes, Sam Keeley, Olwen Fouéré, Gina Moxley, Cathy Belton
Producer: Morgan Bushe, Macdara Kelleher, Ferenc Puszta, Reinier Selen, Ivo de Jongh
Director of Photography: Suzie Lavelle
Music: Michel Schöpping, Marc Lizier
Production Design: Eleanor Wood
Editor: Halina Daugird
Sound: 0
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Format: 35 mm
German Distributor:
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Production: Fastnet Films; KMH Films; Rinkel Film


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