Sleep Tight (2012)

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Toiling silently amongst the residents of an everyday Barcelona apartment building, doorman Cesar (Luis Tosar) harbors a dark secret: his sole desire in life is to make others unhappy. When he sets his sights on Clara (Marta Clara), one of his building's cheeriest residents, his sick need blossoms into a full-fledged obsession. Embarking on a series of private and physical violations against Clara, Cesar becomes determined to ruin her life by any means. (c) Official Site

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Horror
Directed By:
Written By: Alberto Marini
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 8, 2013
Runtime:
Filmax Entertainment - Official Site

Cast


as César

as Clara

as Ursula

as Vecino 4ºB

as Madre de César

as Policía 1
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Critic Reviews for Sleep Tight

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (8)

Unsettling tale of obsession benefits from black-comic undercurrents.

Full Review… | October 26, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

"Sleep Tight" makes a sounder case for nocturnal Webcams than the "Paranormal Activity" franchise ever could.

Full Review… | October 26, 2012
New York Post
Top Critic

A nifty little thriller that dances on the boundary between plausible and preposterous.

Full Review… | October 25, 2012
NPR
Top Critic

Mr. Balagueró is so overtaken by his villain that he becomes like César, displaying an eagerness to play the role of tormentor, which kills both the movie's pleasure and its flickering political subtext.

Full Review… | October 25, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

This is a crime story with little to no interest in the who or the why, but only the what and the how. It's a reverse-procedural, tracking not the solution of a crime, but all of its awful particulars.

Full Review… | October 25, 2012
AV Club
Top Critic

Here is a unique fright flick that sets out to terrify and does it to capacity, eschewing fangs and claws to find chills and thrills in the unquenchable evil of human madness.

Full Review… | October 24, 2012
New York Observer
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Sleep Tight

Having majority liked the movie, the director's efforts seems to have gone in vain. He failed in torturing most of the audience & making them unhappy. I'd have been one of the victims had he paced it too slow, but given the case, I found it passable.

imrealgod
familiar stranger

Super Reviewer

½

Excellent thriller. Very tense and a great story. The performance of the main character is nothing short of brilliant.

stuartb1234
Stuart Brooks

Super Reviewer

½

Any of you read my review on The Tenant? This movie delivered what that movie didn't. I like it when a movie doesn't show you everything and surprises you.

Saxia
Saskia D.

Super Reviewer

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