Mexico. The near future. Memo Cruz has always dreamed of leaving his tiny village and heading north. But when he is ultimately forced to leave, Memo finds a future so bizarre - border walls, shantytowns, hi-tech factories, remote control drones and aqua-terrorists - that it looks a lot like today.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Sleep Dealer is an unusually thoughtful science fiction film, using the speculative energy of the genre to explore some troubling and complex contemporary issues.A.O. Scott, New York Times, 04.17.2009
Despite some clever virtual-reality concepts and projections about the next frontier of globalization, Alex Rivera's ambitious directing debut lacks the vision, or the budget, to pull off its fusion of sci-fi and aspirational saga.Justin Chang, Variety, 07.07.2010
Adventurous, ambitious and ingeniously futuristic, Sleep Dealer is a welcome surprise.Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times, 07.07.2010
The freshness and ingenuity of this techno-thriller should spark a cult following.Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter, 07.07.2010