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I Can't Sleep
I Can't Sleep
Actors: Yekaterina Golubeva, Richard Courcet, Vincent Dupont, Laurent Grévill, Alex Descas
Director: Claire Denis
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
UR     2005     1hr 50min

new to DVD: Directed by Claire Denis, A provocative drama looking at urban alienation, based on the true story of Thierry Paulin, a homosexual "grammy killer" who terrorized Paris in the 1980's.


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Actors: Yekaterina Golubeva, Richard Courcet, Vincent Dupont, Laurent Grévill, Alex Descas
Director: Claire Denis
Creators: Agnès Godard, Claire Denis, Nelly Quettier, Bruno Pésery, Fabienne Vonier, Ruth Waldburger
Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Fox Lorber
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen - Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 01/25/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 50min
Screens: Color,Widescreen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 3
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English, French, Russian
Subtitles: English

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Movie Reviews

An interesting film for those not obsessed with tidy plots
(4 out of 5 stars)

""I Can't Sleep" is an odd film--with a plot about a number of overlapping stories, about people who live on the margins of Parisian society. The story is not so much held together by a continuous or integrated methodology, but rather between the tension of the external urban images of a Paris that belie the subversive, sometimes pathological actions of its main characters, whose existences we are privy to through the action of the film and because of the properties of narrative film itself. The film has the easy-going, wan attitude of an early Jim Jarmusch movie combined with a quasi-documentary sloppy styled cinematography. Its main purpose, it seems, is to show us how our outward and anonymous appearances, particularly for those who live in large urban areas, mask an abundance of attitudes, objectives, obsessions, etc., and that who we are is not what we seem."
Strange and exciting
MARY GAGLIANO | north USA | 04/02/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)

"THE first thing that attracted me to this movie was the title,I found it very interesting.THIS MOVIE is very exciting and good.After I saw it I always told people about it and cant get it out of my mind.Everyone had the same reaction I did when I said the title.I CANT SLEEP wow!"