30.09. - 09.10.2021

Sleeping Beauty Australia 2011 | 101 min | OV | Colour | FF 2011

Julia Leigh

Julia Leigh (*1970) born in Australia, was already a successful writer before she became a film director. She holds a BA in philosophy and law and a PhD in English and taught at Barnard College.

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“You will go to sleep: you will wake up. It will be as if those hours never existed.” Death-haunted, quietly reckless, Lucy is a young university student who takes a job as a Sleeping Beauty. In the Sleeping Beauty Chamber old men seek an erotic experience that requires Lucy's absolute submission. This unsettling task starts to bleed into Lucy's daily life and she develops an increasing need to know what happens to her when she is asleep.

Original title: Sleeping Beauty
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Julia Leigh
Screenplay: Julia Leigh
Cast: Emily Browning, Rachael Blake, Ewen Leslie, Peter Carroll
Producer: Jessica Brentnall
Director of Photography: Geoffrey Simpson
Music: Ben Frost
Production Design: Annie Beauchamp
Editor: Nick Meyers
Sound: 0
Costume design:
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Format: dcp
German Distributor: capelight pictures GbR
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Production: Magic Films


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