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Sleep Dealer

Directed by Alex Rivera
Mexico, United States, 2008


The place: Mexico. The time: The near future. Memo Cruz has always dreamed of leaving his tiny village and heading north to a big city where he can work in a modern, high-tech factory. Finally, his dream becomes a reality…and his reality becomes a nightmare.

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Sleep Dealer Directed by Alex Rivera

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2008 | 2 wins including: Amnesty International Film Prize

Sundance Film Festival

2008 | 4 wins including: Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize

Independent Spirit Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best First Feature

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