Professional Sleepwalker

Επαγγελματίας υπνοβάτης

64th TIFF: World Premiere

A failed poet discovers that his mother has marketed him as a local “Pythia,” bringing in customers at night to listen to his recitation. At first he gets angry, but then he decides to take control of the business, leading the whole thing to a total disaster.

Screening Schedule

No physical screenings scheduled.

Available at the Agora Market TIFF64.

Direction: Vasilis Raisis
Script: Vasilis Raisis, Gabriel Efstathiou
Cinematography: Diamantis Tassis
Editing: Diamantis Tassis
Sound: Pengy Exarchou , Anna Yannakopoulou, Kostas Chrysogelos
Music: Yannis Antonopoulos
Actors: Michalis Kaliotsos, Eleni Gerasimidou, Bety Nikolesi, Maria Kechagioglou, Callirroe Myriagou, Manolis Mavromatakis, Ariel Konstantinidi, Yannis Stefopoulos, Kostas Vasardanis, Fotis ThomaIdis, Stelios Iakovidis, Kostas Flokatoulas, Kostas Apostolidis
Production: Ionion Sails
Producers: Gabriel Efstathiou, Vasilis Raisis, Diamantis Tassis
Costumes: Maria Darmou
Sets: Anthi Politi
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Greece
Production Year: 2023
Duration: 79'
Contact: Βασίλης Ραϊσης (

Vasilis Raisis

Graduate of the Physics Department and the Philosophy Department, and holder of a Master Degree and a PhD in Philosophy and History of Sciences. He has written books for children, theatre works, and screenplays, and has directed three feature films, all of which were awarded the Audience Award at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival.


2009 Elvis’s Last Song
2013 One Last Joke
2017 Timeless Stories
2023 Professional Sleepwalker