The Sleep Experiment is a 2018 Irish science fiction horror feature film written, produced, edited and directed by John Farrelly. The plot appears to be based upon the creepypasta known as ‘Russian Sleep Experiment’. The Jackpot Productions movie stars Rob Earley, Gwynne McElveen and Esther Woods.

Researchers during the cold war kept five prisoners awake for thirty days in a sealed environment to carefully monitor them using an experimental gas based stimulant…

Main cast and characters:

Rob Earley … Christopher
Gwynne McElveen … Laura – Nightflyers TV series; Ripper Street TV series
Esther Woods … Researcher – Follow the Dead; Don’t ListenCrone Wood
Degnan Geraghty … Old Christopher
Brian Moore … Sean
Moya Farrelly … Maeve
Sam McGovern … Patrick
Alfie Hollingsworth … Researcher
Rob James Capel … Edward
Paula McGlinchey … Rosemary
Margerita Sampson … Journalist
Will Murphy … Luke
Rosaleen Sampson … Researcher
Steven Jess … Eric
Decebal Valeriu Pahontu … Solider

Filming locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland


THE SOVIET SLEEP EXPERIMENT (2019) Sleep-deprivation horror

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