Laura Alonso is a Spanish lawyer from Madrid who sets off to Democratic Republic of Congo (center of Africa) after having seen a photo where Sara, her younger sister, appears alive after ... See full summary »
Bianca Aguilar is a young and promising Buenos Aires' actress who cares of her schizophrenic father Miguel. After to play in Greek tragedy Antigona, she is tempted by Krasso, assistant of the famous dramatist Alma Böhm, to join Insomnes ("Insomniacs"), a stage play that she tried unsuccessfully produce in 1984 after the main actress Marlene renounced in the mid of the stage due to the several days without sleep and each more unstable state mind. Doubting to accept the offer, Bianca is suddenly stalked and stabbed in the left arm by Miguel due to a mind crisis, having forced to intern him in a hospital. Accepting the job, Bianca realizes that her longtime friend and too actress Cecilia is in the cast, and both move to an abandoned psychiatric hospital outside Buenos Aires where they meet Alma and the rest of the cast, Fonzo and Sara. Following Alma's hard instructions, Bianca starts a sleep deprivation process as well as the rest of the cast, looking for inspiration and deep in the ...Written by
I thout this is gona be another marvelous spanish horror movie, but... I'm not completely sure what I just did watched, probably I missed something important in the story because for me this is well written story and just it. Acting is ok, not great, but ok. Overall I'm not very pleased, because I expected more. I'm giving it 6/10 but I'm not even sure is it a good note for this movie. On the other side scenography and atmosphere are absolutely stunning.
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