Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness)
Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness) (2011)

A German doctor (Pierre Bokma) battling Sleeping Sickness in rural Cameroon fears that he will be a stranger in his own country as the end of his post draws near, and he prepares to move back home with his wistful wife, and their teenage… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 20, 2011
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Kent Turner

Shot in Cameroon, the multi-prism film is thoroughly European in its perspective of Africa, the real star, while calling into question Western attitudes toward developing nations.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

Trans-global cross-currents and the continued practice of neo-colonialism are what's at stake in Ulrich Köhler's haunting, oneiric Sleeping Sickness.

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