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172 Ratings


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


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.

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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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