This documentary film deals with lovesickness, often laughed off as nothing more than an affliction of adolescence. Oscar-nominated director Christian Frei and award-winning cinematographer Peter Indergand dive into the frenzied nights of three people who have recently been rejected: nights full of pain and tears, yet also of wakefulness and creativity. Anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher reveals the processes that unfold in the brain of the lovesick. She says: “The game of love matters. It matters big time.” Exploring the difficult path out of self-destructive, obsessive behavior, toward a new self, “Sleepless in New York” was promoted as “a film for those in love, out of love or looking for love.
“Necesitamos un ejército de educadoras sexuales que vayan a las instituciones y que se abran y que le hablen a los jóvenes con una abertura y una naturalidad que puedan generarle a ellos buena energía, que puedan contagiarles las ganas de explorar el deseo y los aspectos positivos de la sexualidad”