Slumber (film)

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Slumber
Slumber (film poster).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJonathan Hopkins
Produced by
  • Mark Lane
  • James Harris
  • Pascal Degove
Written by
  • Richard Hobley
  • Jonathan Hopkins
Starring
Music byUlas Pakkan
CinematographyPolly Morgan
Edited byGary Forrestor
Production
companies
Distributed byVertical Entertainment
Release date
  • December 1, 2017 (2017-12-01) (United States)
Country
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
LanguageEnglish

Slumber is a 2017 American-British supernatural horror-thriller film directed by Jonathan Hopkins and co-written by Richard Hobley and Hopkins. It stars Maggie Q, Kristen Bush, Sam Troughton, Will Kemp, William Hope and Sylvester McCoy.

It was released on December 1, 2017, by Vertical Entertainment.[1]

Premise[edit]

Alice (Maggie Q) is a rationally minded sleep doctor, who is forced to abandon scientific reason when she meets a family being terrorised by a parasitic demon known as the nocnitsa[2] which paralyses victims as they sleep.[3]

Cast[edit]

Release[edit]

In May 2017, Vertical Entertainment acquired distribution rights to the film.[4]

Reception[edit]

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 0% based on 7 reviews, with an average rating of 3.25/10.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collis, Clark (September 28, 2017). "Maggie Q's dreams become a nightmare in trailer for horror film Slumber". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  2. ^ Murray, Noel (November 30, 2017). "Routine thriller 'Slumber' boasts Maggie Q, but little else". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Andreas Wiseman (February 11, 2016). "Maggie Q falls into 'Slumber'". Screendaily.com. Retrieved February 11, 2016.
  4. ^ Wiseman, Andreas (May 19, 2017). "Maggie Q thriller 'Slumber' scores US deal". Screen International. Retrieved October 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "Slumber (2017)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved May 24, 2019.

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