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Sleepless (2001)
"Non ho sonno" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Thriller  |  5 January 2001 (Italy)
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An elderly and retired police detective and a young amateur sleuth team up to find a serial killer whom has resumed a killing spree in Turin, Italy after a 17-year hiatus.

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Moretti
Stefano Dionisi ...
Giacomo
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Gloria
Gabriele Lavia ...
Mr. Betti
Rossella Falk ...
Laura de Fabritiis
Paolo Maria Scalondro ...
Manni
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Lorenzo
Roberto Accornero ...
Fausto
Barbara Lerici ...
Angela
Guido Morbello ...
Detective
Massimo Sarchielli ...
Leone
Diego Casale ...
Beppe
Alessandra Comerio ...
Mrs. Betti
Elena Marchesini ...
Mel - Kitten
Aldo Massasso ...
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A retired detective with insomnia is called upon to solve a series of murders. His partner is a fresh faced rookie who has the aid of the latest technological equipment to help solve the crimes. Will they catch the killer? Written by ScaryMann <ScaryMann@aol.com>

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Creepier than Jack the Ripper


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Rated R for strong violence, some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Translated into English, the films Italian title means "I Cannot Sleep." See more »

Goofs

The strap on the pink top that Gloria wears towards the end of the film frequently slides down her shoulder only to have reappeared in its original place in the next shot. See more »

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The final scene of this movie and the closing credits play at the same time. See more »

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Referenced in One Missed Call (2003) See more »

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Swan Lake
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Giallo is back!!!
3 October 2001 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

With his newest giallo "Non ho Sonno" Dario Argento proves again that he is the best Italian horror/suspense director."Non ho Sonno" is basically about a killer who murders women and leaves the police always a clue:a paper-cut of an animal(e.g.cat,rabbit).The killings are based on a children's poems,and the murder spree started back in 1983,stopped abruptly after three killings,and continues 17 years later.Many people complain about acting,but I don't care.In my opinion the cast is pretty good,and the characters are well-developed."Non ho Sonno" is also Argento's most violent and sadistic work to date.The gore is pretty extreme and there are some really ghastly murder scenes like one where the victim gets her head bashed against the wall-it really hurts watching that!Anyway if you like the works of Italian maestro Dario Argento,you'll love "Non ho Sonno".9 out of 10.


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