Schlafes Bruder

Following motifs of the best seller of the same name by Robert Schneider, the film tells the story of musician Elias Alder, who brought his life to an end at the age of 22 having decided not to sleep any more. In a mountain village isolated from the world, the fate is fulfilled of a man mortally afflicted by a musical genius which prevents him from following the beating of his heart and settling for happiness with the woman whom he loves more than his own life.
Technical Data
Running time: 120
Format: 35 mm
Screen ratio: Cinemascope
Production year: 1995
Writer(s): Robert Schneider, Jürgen Büscher, Dana Vavrova, Joseph Vilsmaier (based on the novel by Robert Schneider)
Cinematographer(s): Joseph Vilsmaier
Key cast: André Eiserman, Dana Vavrová, Ben Becker, Angelika Bartsch, Michael Mendl, Eva Mattes, Paulus Manker, Lena Stolze
Producers: Danny Krausz, Kurt Stocker, Joseph Vilsmaier
Production company
DOR FILM Produktion GmbH
Bergsteiggasse 36
1170 Vienna
tel:+43 1 427 10 11
Perathon Film (D), Iduna Film (D), B.A. Film (D) Kuchenreuther Film (D)