Wide Awake
Wide Awake (2006)

One man's lifelong quest for a restful night of sleep is explored as filmmaker Alan Berliner turns the camera on himself to explore the effects that insomnia has on a man who just can't seem to slow his mind down. Berliner is a man… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 20, 2006
DVD Release Date: May 29, 2007
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Anderson

No one will be nodding out at Wide Awake.

Don R. Lewis
Film Threat

To make a personal documentary click, you really have to be willing to get in the trenches with the subject and that just doesn't happen here.

James Greenberg
Hollywood Reporter

The film plays like an open window on the mind of an obsessed and tortured artist.

Eric D. Snider

A fascinatingly self-indulgent look at one man's battle with insomnia.

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Karina Longworth

It's possibly Alan Berliner's most personal documentary ever.

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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
Lucas Martins
A entretaining and terrific experimental documentary about the battle of the filmmaker Alan Berliner against the insomnia, how this problem influence in his… More