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 Year: 2019


Duration: 99 minutes


Eagle Rock Films in association with

Deutsche Grammophon present

a JA films and Globe Production 


Executive Producers:

Clemens Trautmann, Dickon Stainer 

David Joseph & Marc Robinson

Production Designer: Joe Fallover

Composer: Ray Harman

Editors: Dom Whitworth, Michael Carter

& Matt Cronin

Director of Photography: Elisha Christian

Producers: Julie Jakobek, Yulia Mahr

Oualid Mouaness & Stefan Demetriou 


Director: Natalie Johns 

The film follows acclaimed composer and musician Max Richter and his creative partner, artist and BAFTA winning filmmaker Yulia Mahr, as they navigate an ambitious performance of his celebrated 8-hour opus SLEEP at an open-air concert in Los Angeles. Emmy-nominated director Natalie Johns weaves in Mahr’s personal archive and performance footage from Berlin, Sydney, and Paris to create a rich portrait of a shared artistic process, along with contributions that illuminate both the science and story behind the work.

Premiered at the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam