Parasomnia, a co-production of Show of Force and TeleFrance, ventures into the mysterious world of sleep and explores the often unsettling and inexplicable behaviors that occur when our waking minds shut down. Framed by conversations with the world’s foremost sleep specialists, and focusing on the cases of several selected patients in the United States and France, the documentary draws viewers deep into the lives of those struggling with sleep disorders, from night terrors to sleepwalking to REM behavior disorder. Through their stories, Parasomnia reveals the complexities of sleeping and waking states, charts the advancements being made in the field of sleep medicine, and raises provocative questions about the way our minds really work. The documentary aired in France in 2009.