Before I Wake


In this intense and heart pounding supernatural thriller, Jessie (Kate Bosworth) and Mark (Thomas Jane) decide to take in a sweet and loving 8-year-old boy, Cody. Unbeknownst to them, Cody is terrified of falling asleep. At first, they assume his previous unstable homes caused his aversion to sleep, but soon discover why: Cody's dreams manifest in reality as he sleeps. In one moment they experience the incredible wonder of Cody's imagination, and in the next, the horrific nature of his night terrors. To save their new family, Jessie and Mark embark on a dangerous hunt to uncover the truth behind Cody's nightmares.
CURRENT STATUS: 
On Netflix
In this intense and heart pounding supernatural thriller, Jessie (Kate Bosworth) and Mark (Thomas Jane) decide to take in a sweet and loving 8-year-old boy, Cody.  Unbeknownst to them, Cody is terrified of falling asleep. At first, they assume his previous unstable homes caused his aversion to sleep, but soon discover why:  Cody's dreams manifest in reality as he sleeps.  In one moment they experience the incredible wonder of Cody's imagination, and in the next, the horrific nature of his night terrors. To save their new family, Jessie and Mark embark on a dangerous hunt to uncover the truth behind Cody's nightmares.

CATEGORY
Supernatural

RELEASE DATE
January 5, 2018 (Netflix)
CURRENT STATUS
On Netflix
LANGUAGE
English
PRODUCED BY
Intrepid Pictures 
Demarest Films
MICA Entertainment
MPAA RATING
PG-13 "violent content and terror including disturbing images"
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REVIEW
N/A
DIRECTED BY
Mike Flanagan
WRITTEN BY
Mike Flanagan
Jeff Howard
STARRING
Kate Bosworth
Thomas Jane
Annabeth Gish
Dash Mihok
Jacob Tremblay

PROJECT DETAILS
  • After years of delays, the film is finally getting a release on US Netflix in January. (12/13/17)
  • The film recently had an April 8th then a September 9th 2016 theatrical release.
  • The film originally had a September 25th 2015 release, but the distributor Relativity Studios ran into financial problems, so they postponed the movie weeks before its original release. (9/25/15)
  • Previously had a May 8th and a September 25th 2015 and April 8th 2016 release.
  • Originally titled Somnia.
  • Relativity Media will distribute in the US.
  • Co-writer/director Mike Flanagan also recently helmed Oculus.
  • Actress Katee Sackhoff can recently be seen in Riddick, but fans may recognize her as Starbuck from the hit Battlestar Galactica series.
  • It's said that the film "explores the enduring bonds between parent and child and is punctuated by sequences of intense, visceral terror that only a child’s imagination could conjure."
  • Described as "a haunting, emotionally absorbing horror film."
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