J’AI PAS SOMMEIL

Claire Denis

France/Germany/Switzerland 110 min Fiction

Synopsis

Beautiful Daiga has emigrated from Lithuania to Paris and is looking for a place to stay and work. Theo is a struggling musician, and his brother Camille – a transvestite dancer. One of these three people might be connected to the serial “Granny Killer” who has been terrorizing Paris for a while.

Director

Claire Denis

Claire Denis was born in Paris in 1948, and raised in colonial Africa. She  initially studied economics, but then she went to the IDHEC, the French film school. After working as assistant to Jacques Rivette, Jim Jarmusch and Wim Wenders, she makes her debut in a feature film with Chocolat (1988).

Filmography: Aller au diable (2011), Una mujer en África (White Material) (2009), 35 Rhums (2008), Vers Mathilde (2005), L'intrus (2004), Vendredi Soir (2002), Trouble Every Day (2001), Beau Travail (1999), Nenétte et Boni (1996), J'ai pas sommeil (1994), Jacques Rivette, le veilleur (1990), S'en fout la mort (1990), Chocolat (1988)

Claire Denis

Film information

Int. title: I can't Sleep
Director: Claire Denis
Script: Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau
Contact: Arena Films
With: Katia Golubeva, Richard Courcet, Vincent Dupont, Laurent Grevill, Béatrice Dalle, Alex Descas
Country: France/Germany/Switzerland
Year: 1994
Format: Digital
Length: 110 min
Language: French
Subtitles: Catalan
Edition: 2012