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Sleeping Sickness

Schlafkrankheit

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Directed by Ulrich Köhler
Germany, France, 2011
Drama

Synopsis

Sleeping Sickness is a film about western expatriates working in the humanitarian sector. Ebbo and Vera Velten, both 50, have been living in Africa for so long that they have become alienated from their own country without having become part of the African society they live in.

Synopsis

Sleeping Sickness is a film about western expatriates working in the humanitarian sector. Ebbo and Vera Velten, both 50, have been living in Africa for so long that they have become alienated from their own country without having become part of the African society they live in.

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Sleeping SicknessDirected byUlrich Köhler

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Awards & Festivals

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Berlin International Film Festival
2011 | Winner: Best Director (Silver Berlin Bear)
Village Voice Film Poll
2011 | Nominee: Best Undistributed Film
Indiewire Critics' Poll
2011 | 3rd place: Best Undistributed Film

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