• The Sleepy Time Gal (2002)

The Sleepy Time Gal

Release Date: May 29th, 2002

DVD Release Date: January 28th, 2003

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Stricken with cancer, a writer (Jacqueline Bisset) visits a former boyfriend and hopes to contact her estranged daughter (Martha Plimpton).

Cast: Jacqueline Bisset, Martha Plimpton, Nick Stahl, Amy Madigan, Frankie R. Faison, Carmen Zapata, Peggy Gormley, Seymour Cassel

Director: Christopher Munch

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Münch/Charny, C-Hundred Film Corp.

Distributors: Sundance Channel Home Entertainment, Antarctic Pictures, Far Corners LLC [us]

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    A smooth, elegiac mood piece. show more

  • 75
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Playing a role of almost Bergmanesque intensity -- a tough, lonely woman dying of cancer as she examines her past -- Bisset is both convincing and radiant. show more

  • 88
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Munch's screenplay is tenderly observant of his characters. He watches them as they float within the seas of their personalities. His scenes are short and often unexpected. The story unfolds in sidelong glances. show more

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