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Sleeping Beauty (2011)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  2 December 2011 (USA)
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A haunting portrait of Lucy, a young university student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of unspoken desires.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bridgette Barrett ...
Dinner Waitress
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Hannah Bella Bowden ...
Dinner Waitress
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Alan Cardy ...
Dinner Guest
Peter Carroll ...
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Benita Collings ...
Dinner Guest
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Cook
Eden Falk ...
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Train Riding Hairdresser
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Guy with Ticket
Robin Goldsworthy ...
Vernon Hayman ...
Dinner Guest
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Lucy is a university student who is working a number of jobs. She volunteers at a research lab, works at a coffee shop, and as a photocopy clerk in an office. She responds to an advertisement and embarks on an erotic freelance job in which she is required to sleep in bed alongside paying customers. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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2 December 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beleza Adormecida  »

Box Office

Budget:

AUD 3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,207 (USA) (2 December 2011)

Gross:

$29,004 (USA) (16 December 2011)
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Emily Browning forbid her father from seeing the film. See more »

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When Lucy is telling her mom her credit card number she only says twelve digits. Visa cards have thirteen or sixteen. See more »

Quotes

Man 1: Rise up and walk, none of your bones are broken.
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Version of Sleeping Beauties (2001) See more »

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Written by D. Tek and W. Gilbert
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Draw your own conclusions.
23 September 2011 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A haunting story that serves its character to its audience on a clean plate. Full of strange characters, all seeking love and connection in different ways.

The good:

A stunning performance from Emily Browning.

Stripped down, any attempt at explaining the characters in this film on screen runs the risk of preaching to the audience.

Provoked a lot of discussion.

This is not Disney's Sleeping Beauty.

The bad:

A very unnerving sexual scene that creeped everyone in the movie theater out (though that might be a good thing).

This type of film certainly isn't for everyone.

This is not Disney's Sleeping Beauty.

The dinner scenes were a little boring.


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