Katherine Waterston & Michael Shannon in Trailer for 'State Like Sleep'

November 28, 2018
Source: YouTube

State Like Sleep

"Funny - peel back a layer, and no one's where the seem to be…" The Orchard has debuted an official trailer for an indie psychological thriller film titled State Like Sleep, which first premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. The dark, moody, mysterious drama is about a woman named Katherine, played by the very talented Katherine Waterston, who is still struggling to grapple with her husband's surprising death a year before. After a phone call, she goes out to try and figure out what really happened to him. The full cast includes Michael Shannon, Luke Evans, Mary Kay Place, Mark O'Brien, Rachel Wilson, and Bo Martyn. There's a lot of weird, fascinating, peculiar footage in this trailer - hard to make sense of it, but it's certainly appealing. I'm surprised we haven't heard much about this film before today. Have a look.

Here's the first official trailer (+ poster) for Meredith Danluck's State Like Sleep, direct from YouTube:

State Like Sleep Poster

One year after her husband's (Michiel Huisman) untimely death, a young widow (Katherine Waterston) receives an unsettling phone call that forces her to revisit the past. State Like Sleep is written and directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Meredith Danluck, making her second feature after directing an ambitious four-screen film titled North of South, West of East previously; she has also directed the documentaries Garbage Island, The Ride, and Art Hard; plus a number of a short films. This first premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year. The Orchard will release Danluck's State Like Sleep in select theaters starting January 4th, 2019, plus on VOD starting January 1st to kick off the New Year. Anyone want to see this?

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Looks like small and enjoyable film for a peaceful evening. If nothing else ...

shiboleth on Nov 28, 2018


Looks like Waterson filmed this while filming FANTASTIC BEASTS.

DAVIDPD on Nov 28, 2018


Looks a little sleepy (no pun intended) but I'd still watch it. Not expecting much in the way of a payoff though.

Whichhalfofthewit on Nov 28, 2018


I really liked Waterston in Fantastic Beasts...she looks great in long hair, although she rocks the short cut, too. This movie looks pretty out-there...I'll check it out on the Netflix....

kitano0 on Nov 29, 2018


I liked this trailer enough to watch to see if he did or didn't kill himself. Looks like a weird ride that might not be all that it's hoping.

THE_RAW_ on Nov 29, 2018


@disqus_yyq0lnHEEt:disqus did you watch Haunting of Hill House? I really liked Huisman in that. He did great.

THE_RAW_ on Nov 29, 2018


Yes, Haunting of Hill House is on Netflix and it's EXCELLENT! One of the best ghost stories I've seen. And I remember seeing the trailer for Black Book, but never ventured to see it. WW2 noir film if I remember correctly? But if you like Huisman, I'd recommend checking out Haunting of Hill House. Also, he's in Game of Thrones too.

THE_RAW_ on Nov 30, 2018


Feels like I've already seen this movie before.

JohnDoeB on Nov 30, 2018

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