Light Sleeper

"Very Good"

Light Sleeper Review


Light Sleeper feels like a serious '80s film, though it was made all the way in 1992. It's a relic of the drug era, filled with a soulful performance from Willem Dafoe (a conflicted upper-class dealer who wants to get out of the business), a synthesizer score, and virtually no scenes set during the day. Susan Sarandon and Dana Delany also look straight outta 1983, with a bouffant hairdo and a close-cut Jane Wiedlin cut, respectively. As for the film, it's more hit than miss, and Dafoe's earnest portrayal carries the movie through its rockier, less sensical parts. Worth a look.


Light Sleeper

Facts and Figures

Run time: 103 mins

In Theaters: Friday 13th March 1992

Distributed by: Live Home Video

Production compaines: Carolco Pictures, Fine Line Features, Live Entertainment, Seven Arts

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 3.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Fresh: 33 Rotten: 4

IMDB: 6.7 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer:

Starring: as John LeTour, as Ann, as Marianne Jost, as Robert, as Teresa Aranow, as Tis Brooke, as Randi Jost, as Jealous, as Theological Cokehead

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