• Released
  • May 11, 2012
  • NR , 1 hr 5 min
  • Drama
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100

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Despite the ongoing momentum, Sleepless Night never loses touch with its story.
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88

Slant Magazine

By Jaime N. Christley
After a few turns in the modest narrative, an unlikely sense of structural resilience begins to emerge.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Frederic Jardin's gripping Sleepless Night maintains a consistently high pitch without growing monotonous.
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80

Time Out New York

By David Fear
An American remake is already being prepped. We suggest Hollywood simply cries uncle now and calls it a day.
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80

Village Voice

There are hints of humor and depth early on, but about halfway through, Sleepless Night clicks into something funny and warm without sacrificing its edge.
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80

Variety

By Rob Nelson
There's no mistaking Jardin's playful mastery of the Hollywood-style action aesthetic; his movie starts in high gear and accelerates steadily from there.
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Kimberley Jones
Sisley is a former stand-up comic, although you'd never guess it here: Finding himself in the eye of a colossal shit storm of his own making, his Vincent is brusque and action oriented, his face, a picture of ulceration in progress.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
It's fast, lean, satisfying, and forgettable; nothing special, really, until you realize that the movies have largely lost the knack for brisk mayhem like this.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The film's headlong momentum streamrolls over all our questions, and we're carried along by the expertly choreographed action. Even after everything seems over, it isn't, and the last minutes are particularly satisfying.
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50

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Hectic and harebrained, this galloping French thriller tosses a potpourri of plot points - crooked cops, sleazy gangsters, stolen drugs and an underage hostage - into a packed-to-the-gills nightclub, and stirs. Repeatedly.
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75 out of 100
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