J'ai pas sommeil (I Can't Sleep) (I'm Not Sleepy)
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J'ai pas sommeil (I Can't Sleep) (I'm Not Sleepy)
This French drama uses two plots that occasionally come together. The stories are set within the multiethnic neighborhoods of Paris. In the first, Daiga (Yekaterina Golubeva), a spunky Lithuanian actress, drives into to town to collect on the promise of a director she slept with. He lied to her and now she, who speaks no French, must accept help from friends and relatives who set her up in a small hotel. She gets a job as a chambermaid. The second examines the lives of a large expatriate Caribbean family. Theo ( Alex Descas), a musician, takes small carpentry jobs for wealthy Parisians to… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Denis is so good at quietly capturing small, slow rhythms and fuzzy, dreamy moments that I Can't Sleep almost succeeds all on its own."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"...more intriguing than Denis' later efforts, but no less frustrating, and ultimately unrewarding..."
‑ Gabe Leibowitz, Film and Felt
"It's a fascinating, well-made, disturbing and subversive film."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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