Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness)


Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness)

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A German doctor (Pierre Bokma) battling Sleeping Sickness in rural Cameroon fears that he will be a stranger in his own country as the end of his post draws near, and he prepares to move back home with his wistful wife, and their teenage daughter.


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Sleeping Sickness is ultimately a dull film hiding under the pretence of arthouse cinema.

Aug 29, 2018 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Shot in Cameroon, the multi-prism film is thoroughly European in its perspective of Africa, the real star, while calling into question Western attitudes toward developing nations.

Oct 5, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Trans-global cross-currents and the continued practice of neo-colonialism are what's at stake in Ulrich Köhler's haunting, oneiric Sleeping Sickness.

Oct 1, 2011 | Full Review…

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