Sleeping Sickness

Sleeping Sickness


·  Drama

·  Germany, France, Netherlands


Sleeping Sickness is a film about western expatriates working in the humanitarian sector. Ebbo and Vera Velten, both 50, have been living in Africa for so long that they have become alienated from their own country without having become part of the African society they live in.

Berlinale - Competition, Silver Bear - Best Director 2011