Friday, September 21, 2012

This American Dreamlife: Mike Birbiglia in Sleepwalk With Me, Opening at Belcourt

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 7:01 AM

When he’s awake, Mike Birbiglia dreams of being a successful comic. When he’s asleep, he dreams of making a neck pillow out of hot pizza. Thanks to his sleepwalking — the glum inertia of his days and the literal somnambulance of his nights — the wrong dreams are coming true.

That’s the gist of Sleepwalk With Me, stand-up Birbiglia’s first feature as director, adapted from his own autobiographical piece (he suffers from “rapid eye movement behavior disorder”) for the radio anthology This American Life.

Read the rest of the review here.

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