sleeping dogs

drama/psychological thriller, 85 mins, b/w, 2011, germany

Jim, haunted by visions of his own death, wants to reconcile with his son before he dies, but this stirs up events he thought long buried. Can Jim unravel the questions at the heart of his visions and prevent his own past from destroying both their lives?


Sleeping Dogs screened at over 35 international festivals, winning 8 awards:

best picture, flathead lake international cinemafest

best director, flathead lake international cinemafest

best male actor, flathead lake international cinemafest

golden reel award, nevada international film festival

special jury award, tolentino international film festival

best supporting actor, hans-christoph michel, ifs los angeles

best cinematography, arizona international film festival

award of merit, the indie fest


2013-16 The film received a limited theatrical in Northern Germany and Finland

2019 Available for rental and purchase on all major platforms. More details soon.


jim   john kirby  
tom   marco mehring  
jule   verena wolfien  
piet   hans-christoph michel  
connie   vanessa catalán sánchez  
bernd   frank mertens