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Paul Schrader

Light Sleeper

103' - 1992 - Crime, Drama - Dialogue: German, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, English
Director: Paul Schrader Composer: Michael Been, Michael Been With: Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, Dana Delany
John Le Tour is a courier working in the drugs trade. He receives details about each job from Ann and delivers the goods directly to the customer. Le Tour wanders aimlessly through life; he had never dreamed that he would work as dealer but he enjoys working with Ann and the other couriers. A certain bond has developed between them over the years. However, the murder of a student, strongly suspected to have something to do with the narcotics trade, makes !heir job much more dangerous. Sooner or later An wants to gel out of this type of work.

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Paul Schrader


Michael Been, Michael Been


Willem Dafoe, Susan Sarandon, Dana Delany


Paul Schrader

Director of Photography

Edward Lachman


Kristina Boden


Linda Reisman

More information


German, Spanish, Italian, Hebrew, English

Countries of production

United States of America




Paul Schrader
Blue Collar (1978), The Hardcore Life (1979), American Gigolo (1980), Cat People (1982), Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (1985), Light of Day (1987), Patty Hearst (1988), The Comfort of Strangers (1990), Light Sleeper (1992), Witch Hunt (TV-Movie, 1994), Untitled: New Blue (1995), Touch (1997), Affliction (1997), Forever Mine (1999), Auto Focus (2002), Doominion:: Prequel to the Exorcist (2005), The Walker (2007), Adam Resurrected (2008), The Canyons (2013), Venice 70: Future Reloaded (2013), Dying of the Light (2014), Dog Eat Dog (2016), First Reformed (2017), Dark (2017), The Card Counter (2021), Master Gardener (2022)

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