• Released
  • May 11, 2012
  • NR , 1 hr 5 min
  • Drama
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Sleepless Night Synopsis
A corrupt cop must retrieve a bag of stolen cocaine to save his son from a murderous crime boss.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Rated NR