The Sleepwalker Reviews

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November 26, 2014
The setup has mysterious promise, but the film cheaps out on a satisfying payoff.
November 20, 2014
With strong assists from the cinematographer Zachary Galler and her ex-husband, the composer Sondre Lerche, Ms. Fastvold, previously a director of music videos, has painted a resonant tableau of dysfunction.
November 19, 2014
Among the many unanswered questions, I ask: Where do they find this junk, and where do so many amateurs get the money to finance it?
November 18, 2014
The Sleepwalker distinguishes itself from most entries in this angst-ridden genre by way of superb writing, smoldering performances, and hauntingly beautiful imagery from first-time director Mona Fastvold.
November 17, 2014
None of the characters is particularly likable or admirable, leaving little opportunity for sympathy or curiosity to penetrate the constantly heightened air of psychodrama.
January 20, 2014
Mona Fastvold's consistently intriguing debut may leave audiences feeling it's all buildup and scant payoff.
June 8, 2019
The Sleepwalker fails at this for two reasons; its central mystery isn't that compelling, and the four central characters are too broadly drawn to want to invest anything into them.
June 21, 2016
The Sleepwalker is a good movie stuck between too much style and too little direction.
December 31, 2014
...an assured first feature that seems to announce the arrival of impressive cinematic sensibility.
December 5, 2014
If the finale was able to match the suspenseful buildup, the scale might have tipped to make The Sleepwalker a remarkable accomplishment, rather than a letdown.
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