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Sleeping Beauty

Thrillingly original. By turns exquisite and down-to-earth.

— Karen Durbin, Elle

Gorgeous, opaque and disturbing in roughly equal portions... A riveting experience all the way through.

— Andrew O'Hehir, Salon

Presented by IFC Films | Australia | Dec 2nd, 2011 | 102 MINS | NR

Jane Campion presents SLEEPING BEAUTY, the bold and provocative directorial debut of Julia Leigh, an official selection of the Cannes, Toronto and Chicago film festivals. Featuring a phenomenal breakthrough performance by Emily Browning, this coolly shocking retelling of the classic myth poses its heroine as a rarified sex-worker, confronting ideas of feminine sexuality with bravado and precision.

Director

  • Julia Leigh

Producers

  • Jane Campion
  • Jessssica Brentnall

Writer

  • Julia Leigh