EFP Cannes
22 September 2017

THE MISTERY OF SLEEP

THE MISTERY OF SLEEP (L' ENIGMA DEL SONNO)

original title:

L' ENIGMA DEL SONNO

directed by:

cast:

Michel Jouvet, Peretz Lavie, Claudio Bassetti, Elio Lugaresi, Ignazio Roiter, Pierluigi Gambetti, Giuseppe Plazzi

cinematography:

producer:

country:

Italy

year:

2004

film run:

60'

format:

Betacam SP - b/w

aspect ratio:

4/3

sound:

Stereo

status:

Ready (09/11/2004)

festival & awards:

A story told by a group of people whose lives have totally changed during sleep. A family who suffers from a rare insomnia that will lead them to death; a narcoleptic painter who lives half way between dream and reality; the night life of a sleepwalking boy; a life guard who stops breathing 600 hundred times each night; a narcoleptic ex boxer who falls asleep on the ring; a man without the R.E.M. phase. Their mutual intention is to discover an answer to their mysterious problems.