The wakeful sleeper

Boris Van der Avoort & 74' — 2021

A filmmaker seeks the reasons for his chronic insomnia. His investigation transforms his relationship to night and sleep. The Wakeful Sleeper takes us on a journey between reality and dreams, sensitivity and knowledge.

Belgium

Production : YC Aligator Film (Marie Kervyn)
Coproduction : CBA
With the support of the Centre du cinéma et de l’Audiovisuel de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles

Director
Boris Van der Avoort
Scenario
Boris Van der Avoort
DOP
Boris Van der Avoort, Johan Legraie, Aliocha Van der Avoort, Didier Guillain, Yves Pezet, Charles Bruère
Sound
Yves Robic
Image editor
Rudi Maerten, Boris Van der Avoort
Sound editor
Isabelle Boyer
Mix
Simon Jamart
Calibration
Miléna Trivier
Production
YC Aligator Film (Marie Kervyn)
Image Format
HD, 4k, 2k
Sound Format
5.1
BW/Colour
Color
Languages OV
FR
Available subtitles
FR, EN
Festivals

2021:
FullFrame Documentary Film Festival, USA, 04/21
Krakow Film Festival, Poland, 05/21
Millenium Film Festival, Belgium, 05/21

Awards and Mentions

2021:
Prix de la SCAM du meilleur scénario (Belgium) – Millenium Film Festival

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