Tokyo Dreams. Sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway

A journey behind closed eyelids

(Winner – Sunset Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2013)

Tokyo Dreams is a short Zen-like film about sleeping commuters on the Tokyo subway.

Shooting 12 hours a day for two weeks, UK director Nicholas Barker contemplates the stillness and vulnerability of his fellow passengers and wonders whether they will wake in time for their stop…

Editor – Ray Stevens


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