State Like Sleep begins with a husband who, after many years of an apparently happy marriage, committed suicide.
His wife trying to understand the reason for the gesture, she forthwith discovers a double life of him that she didn’t know existed.
Making its way through man’s untold secrets, the night begins to go in a private club and local swingers circle.
Here she meets a strange, mysterious man who perhaps has some answers to the tragic death of her husband.
Initially disgusted by his behavior, getting to know him better begins to have a relationship with him.
A personal drama for a complicated widow that always known world crumble upon her under a landslide of lies. The surreal mystery atmosphere is fascinating for this crime without murderers, but only victims.
A world made of small and stupid vices behind a normal couple’s facade. Changing faces at night in unknown places, finally free from normal social conventions.
Katherine Waterston excellently plays the protagonist. A woman who sees herself left alone to discover truths that no one wants to know.
In fact, friends and relatives abandoning her to his mourning, which she transforms into a night investigation.
At her side, the always exceptional Michael Shannon, a vicious man addicted to casual sex, brutally honest about men’s desires.
Indeed the only one who will stand while searching for a truth that perhaps does not exist. Anyway, giving the support and strength to continue despite everyone’s doubts.