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IFC Films Acquires ‘Sleepwalk With Me’

IFC Films Acquires 'Sleepwalk With Me'

IFC Films has confirmed that it has acquired North American rights — plus several foreign territories — to Mike Birbiglia's Sundance comedy "Sleepwalk With Me."

The film won the audience award in Sundance's NEXT category back in January. It stars Birbiglia as a New Yorker conflicted with a sleepwalking disorder, and Lauren Ambrose as his girfriend. Its inspired by Birbiglia's own issues with REM sleep behavior disorder.

Birbiglia wrote the script with Joe Birbiglia, Seth Barrish and "This American Life" host Ira Glass.

UTA negotiated the deal for for filmmakers.


 

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