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3.2
162 Ratings

Sleepwalk

Directed by Sara Driver
United States, West Germany, 1986
Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

A woman is hired to transcribe an ancient Chinese manuscript. She finds that little by little, the manuscript has powers that begin to take over her life.

Sleepwalk Directed by Sara Driver

Critics reviews

The resulting portrait is of a city that’s as beautifully impenetrable as an ancient Chinese scroll.
March 02, 2012
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Working without a net — and, indeed, with a tightrope that only functions as long as we don’t look at it too closely — Driver invites us to enter her nocturnal fun house, and to close the door firmly behind us. For spectators willing to accept her dare, the movie offers a singular array of thrills and enchantments.
January 29, 1988
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