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The Perfect Sleep

  • Film
  • 4 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars
A marvel of budget-stretching innovation, this comic-book noir plays like a cross between Zentropa and Memento without the pretentiousness. Witty, self-aware and consistently compelling, The Perfect Sleep revels in its contrivances: A nameless hood (Pardoe) haunts various L.A. cinematic landmarks looking for a lost love (Sanchez) among the Russian underworld. It’s a one-joke vehicle that goes on for too long, but like the titular ideal slumber its antihero calls “the ecstasy of the unlikely,” Alter’s film is a rare pleasure.
Written by Mark Holcomb

Cast and crew

  • Director:Jeremy Alter
  • Screenwriter:Anton Pardoe
  • Cast:
    • Anton Pardoe
    • Roselyn Sanchez
    • Patrick Bauchau
    • Peter J Lucas
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