Brother of Sleep (1995)

Brother of Sleep (1995)

Brother of Sleep




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In this frankly bizarre fantasy story based on a novel by Austrian writer Robert Schneider, Elias Johannes Alder (Andre Eisermann) is born into a filthy, poverty-stricken village in the alps; his mother doesn't much care for him, and he later discovers he's the bastard son of the town's clergyman. As his mother is giving birth to his sister Elsbeth, Elias has an epiphany that causes his hearing to become unusually keen and his eyes to change color. He suddenly develops a tremendous talent for … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International
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Written By: Robert Schneider
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as Elias Alder

as Peter

as Nulfin

as Elias as Child

as Peter as Child

as Koehler Michel
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Full Review… | April 12, 2002
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