Sleeping Beauty

Friday, December 2, 2011 - Tuesday, January 3, 2012

In this bold and unsettling debut, a university student offers a want ad for a lingerie waitress.  But she finds herself initiated into a strange new world–a job requiring her to submit completely to her clients by being sedated, becoming a Sleeping Beauty.  This unnerving experience begins to bleed into her daily life, until she determines to break the spell by discovering what happens while she sleeps.

Official selection: Cannes, Toronto International Film Festivals



IFC Center does not generally provide advisories about subject matter or potentially triggering content in films, as sensitivities vary from person to person. In addition to the synopses, trailers and other links on our website, further information about content and age-appropriateness for specific films can be found on Common Sense Media, IMDb and as well as through general internet searches.