The Innocent Sleep (1996)

The Innocent Sleep


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A hapless derelict finds himself pursued after he accidentally witnesses a hanging in this taut thriller. It begins one night when homeless boozer Alan Terry settles down for the night near the Tower Bridge in London. There he sees an Italian supervising the hanging of another Italian. The suave overseer is assisted by three British thugs. They see Terry and pursue him, but he escapes. Fellow bum and friend George urges him to report the execution, which was listed in the papers as a suicide, to … More

Rating: R (for violence and language. Parents Guide:Add content advisory for parents)
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ray Villis
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 27, 2006



as Alan Terry

as Billie Hayman

as Det. Inspector Mathe...

as Adolfo Cavani

as Sheila Terry

as Police Constable

as Police Sergeant

as Peter Samson

as Newspaper Vendor

as News Photographer

as Glamorous Blonde

as Simon CID

as Alice

as Morgue Attendant

as Peter Samson

as Stephens

as Cavani's Aid

as Newsreader

as New Programme Presen...

as Gerald Philips

as Bike Courier

as Journalist

as Journalist

as Journalist

as Sir Frank
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | August 30, 2004
New York Times
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Full Review… | July 3, 2004
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

Though the narrative falters by the third act, the tight pace and gorgeous bluish tinted photography by Dunlop keeps it all watchable.

Full Review… | May 5, 2004
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Gripping tale of international conspiracy and murder.

Full Review… | August 28, 2002
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