Brother of Sleep

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Schlafes Bruder
Directed by Joseph Vilsmaier
Produced by Danny Krausz
Peter Sterr
Written by Robert Schneider (de)
Starring André Eisermann (de)
Dana Vávrová
Ben Becker
Jochen Nickel (de)
Music by Enjott Schneider
Hubert von Goisern
Harald Feller
Cinematography Joseph Vilsmaier
Edited by Alexander Berner
Release date
  • 8 September 1995 (1995-09-08) (TIFF)
Running time
127 minutes
Country Germany
Language German

Brother of Sleep (German: Schlafes Bruder) is a 1995 German film directed by Joseph Vilsmaier and based on a novel by Austrian writer Robert Schneider (de). It was chosen as Germany's official submission to the 68th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film, but did not manage to receive a nomination.[1][2][3]


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  1. ^ H. G. Pflaum. "On the history of the German candidates for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film". German Films. Archived from the original on 9 May 2009. Retrieved 2008-08-27. 
  2. ^ Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  3. ^ "41 to Compete for Foreign Language Oscar Nominations". Archived from the original on 7 April 2012. Retrieved 4 October 2015. 

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