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‘What if reality became your nightmare?’
The Sleep Experiment is a 2022 Irish horror film about two detectives investigating an experiment in which prisoners were kept awake for thirty days.
Written, produced, directed and edited by John Farrelly (An Taibhse; The Lost Jedi).Executive produced by Cormac Fox and Tom Kerrisk.
The Jackpot Films production stars Barry John Kinsella, Gwynne McElveen, Anthony Murphy, Sam McGovern, Rob Earley, Tom Kerrisk, Moya Farrelly, Owen Colgan, Rob McCarthy, Rachel Walshe, Brian Moore, Will Murphy, Amy Sanfey, Steven Jess, Rob James Capel, James Penderville and Paul Fitzgerald.
Two detectives begin investigating the ethics involved in the top-secret British research facility, Porton Down. One particular experiment stands out to them as the most horrific, The Sleep Experiment, a scientific experiment that took place during the Cold War.
The experiment consisted of five prisoners, deemed to be enemies of the state, being locked in a sealed gas chamber. An airborne stimulant was continually administered to keep the subjects awake for thirty consecutive days. The prisoners were falsely promised that they would be set free from prison if they completed the experiment…
The Sleep Experiment will be released On-Demand (VOD) in the USA and Canada on November 1, 2022.
A teaser trailer for The Sleep Experiment was posted online on September 16, 2018, and we originally posted an advance overview of the movie on September 26, 2018.
Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
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