Sleeping Beauty is a Australian erotic drama film written and directed by Julia Leigh in her directorial debut. Lucy is required to sleep alongside paying customers and be absolutely submissive to their erotic desires, fulfilling their fantasies by voluntarily entering into physical unconsciousness. The film premiered in May at the Cannes Film Festival as the first Competition entry to be screened. Sleeping Beauty was released in Australia on 23 June
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Lucy Emily Browning is a broke and bored Australian university student scraping by in the usual unromantic ways: collating copies in a dreary office, scrubbing down tables at a cheap restaurant, offering herself as an occasional research subject in a science lab. But then, after responding to a classified ad in a free campus newspaper, she is recruited into a world of lucrative and highly specialized sex work. In outline, this might sound like either a grim cautionary tale or a prurient adventure in exploitation. Much more often, the camera lingers over Ms.
Lucy Emily Browning is a young university student possessed by a kind of radical passivity. She lets a flip of a coin decide the outcome of a random sexual encounter and she displays an uncomplaining patience when facing the repetitions of her various menial jobs that fund her studies. One day she One day she answers an ad in the student newspaper and interviews for a job to be a lingerie waitress. But she is secretly being initiated into a world of strange new work; one where she will have to give into absolute submission to her clients by being sedated; becoming a Sleeping Beauty.