Watch: Theatrical Trailer for 'Sleeping Beauty' Starring Emily Browning

October 11, 2011
Source: Yahoo

Sleeping Beauty Trailer

"You'll feel profoundly restored…" IFC Films has debuted the US theatrical trailer for the "controversial" Australian drama Sleeping Beauty, directed by newcomer Julia Leigh, starring Emily Browning, of Sucker Punch and The Uninvited. Yes, this is that indie where Browning gets nude pretty much the whole time, and participates in some odd sex acts, which really aren't that bad. I saw the film at its Cannes Film Fest premiere and really did not like it, at all. It's all hype and no payoff, a bland artsy drama that doesn't provide much at all. Yahoo has a new trailer but it's mostly a rehash of the original with new quotes. Enjoy!

Watch the official US trailer for Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty, embedded via Yahoo:

You can also download the new Sleeping Beauty trailer in High Definition on Yahoo

A haunting erotic fairytale about Lucy (Emily Browning), a University student drawn into a mysterious hidden world of beauty and desire with prostitution, where her specialty is the 'Sleeping Beauty chamber'.

Sleeping Beauty was both written and directed by first-time Australian filmmaker Julia Leigh, who is a novelist making her major leap into cinema with this film. Sleeping Beauty is being presented by legendary Oscar winning director Jane Campion. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival this summer, and is being released by IFC Films in limited theaters this fall beginning on December 2nd. Anyone interested?

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  • Jericho
    why this shit...after the 'glorious' review i heard from this very site, i believe this movie is a pass for me...*fade to black*
  • Tom Vatterott
    One of the quotes is from the director...
    • Frank
      Which one? Was looking for it to laugh.
      • Tom Vatterott
        The first one, at 0:56.
        • Charlie Nobody
          Jane Campion didn't direct it. Pay attention kiddies.
          • Tom Vatterott
            EvenĀ  the fact that she's presenting it is off kilter.
  • Lebowski
    Feeling conflicted about whether you are a pedophile or not? Go see this movie, you'll have made the decision by the end.
    • Totylertarian
      What is pedophiliac about a 22 year old nude girl? The term pedophile gets thrown around way too much for something people are "supposed" to take seriously.
      • Jericho
        i think he believes Emily is playing a 16 year old college kid...i dunno why though......
    • Charlie Nobody
      Ok Rush.
  • This seems either very loosely based or inspired by Kawabata's novella The House of Sleeping Beauties.
  • I don't know I think it looks good, but I can see how it could easily be a fail..
  • Anonymous
    So is she a victim of the "tyranny" of evil, disgusting and perverted men OR does she simply use her good looks and sex appeal for all it's worth? She surely can't have been forced to do that. Poor women, evil men. So easy, isn't it.
  • Anonymous
    maybe i'll watch as a netflix rent - doesn't look that interesting.
  • Richie G
    Ha, sounds like you're just disappointed there wasn't kinkier sex scenes Alex! This looks pretty creepy, but all the quotes did was detract from that. Still got to admit I'm intrigued
  • asterix
    looks beautifully shot...intrigued, but the proof is in the pudding as they say.




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