Dead Awake


The story centers on a young woman (Donahue) who discovers an ancient evil stalking its victims through the real-life phenomenon of sleep paralysis. After losing someone close to her, she teams up with a local artist (Bradford) to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding the unexplained death. After she is finally exposed to the terrifying truth by an eccentric expert on sleep disorders, her investigation unknowingly puts her best friend and everyone close to her in danger.
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The story centers on a young woman (Donahue) who discovers an ancient evil stalking its victims through the real-life phenomenon of sleep paralysis. After losing someone close to her, she teams up with a local artist (Bradford) to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding the unexplained death. After she is finally exposed to the terrifying truth by an eccentric expert on sleep disorders, her investigation unknowingly puts her best friend and everyone close to her in danger.

CATEGORY
Supernatural

RELEASE DATE
May 12, 2017 (VOD)(Limited)
June 26, 2017 (DVD)
CURRENT STATUS
Now On DVD
LANGUAGE
English
PRODUCED BY
Aristar Entertainment
Gama Entertainment Partners
Incendiary Features
MPAA RATING
N/A
REVIEW
N/A
DIRECTED BY
Phillip Guzman
WRITTEN BY
Jeffrey Reddick
STARRING
Lori Petty
Jocelin Donahue
Jesse Bradford
Jesse Borrego 
Brea Grant       
James Eckhouse

PROJECT DETAILS
  • FilmRise will distribute in the US.
  • Filmed in San Antonio, Texas.
  • Writer Jeffrey Reddick was quoted saying: "I’m thrilled to have such a talented group of people come together to bring this terrifying story to life. Final Destination tapped into the universal fear of dying. But you only die once; you have to sleep every night."
  • The producers are aiming for a PG-13 rating to make it more "commercially viable and able to be viewed by a much wider audience."
  • Described as being in similar tone to The Ring or The Grudge.
  • Written by Jeffrey Reddick (Final Destination, Tamara).
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