The Science of Sleep Image

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Summary: Following the death of his father in Mexico, Stéphane Miroux, a shy insecure young man, agrees to come to Paris to draw closer to his widowed mother Christine. He lands a boring job at a calendar-making firm and falls in love with his charming neighbor Stéphanie. But conquering her is no bed of roses for the young man and the only solution he finds to put up with the difficulties he is going through is escape into a dream world...
Runtime: 105 min
Rating: Rated R for language, some sexual content and nudity.
Production: Canal+
Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Comedy, Romance
Countries: UK, France, Italy
Languages: English, French, Spanish
Home Release Date: Feb 6, 2007
Director Credit
Michel Gondry Director
Writer Credit
Michel Gondry Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Charlotte Gainsbourg Stéphanie
Gael García Bernal Stéphane Miroux
Miou-Miou Christine Miroux
Cast Credit
Alain Chabat Guy
Alain de Moyencourt Gérard
Aurélia Petit Martine
Bertrand Delpierre Présentateur JT
Emma De Caunes Zoé
Eric Mariotto Policeman
Inigo Lezzi Monsieur Persinnet
Jean-Michel Bernard Piano-Playing Policeman
Pierre Vaneck Monsieur Pouchet
Sacha Bourdo Serge
Stéphane Metzger Sylvain
Yvette Petit Ivana
Producer Credit
Frédéric Junqua Co-Producer
Georges Bermann Producer
Inigo Lezzi Line Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: