Idorsia Pharmaceuticals U.S.

The Quest for Sleep

The Quest for Sleep is a documentary film that follows real characters whose struggles with sleep threaten to unravel their waking lives. The character of “Sleep” — narrated by award winning actor Octavia Spencer — acts as a poetic and insightful foil to our cast and leads the audience to experts who illuminate the science behind how we sleep and what keeps us awake. The Quest for Sleep was a Platinum Winner at the 2022 DotComm Awards!

Sleep used to be my friend...and then things changed.
—Margaret, Cast Member

On March 18, 2022, The Quest for Sleep had its world premiere at the SVA Theatre in New York City, which was followed by a panel discussion with the cast and crew. The film was screened at additional theaters in the United States including the Laemmle Monica Film Center in Los Angeles and Village East by Angelika in New York.

Experience the excitement of the premiere through the highlights reel. Opportunities to host a screening of your own are available on!

Where to Watch

To watch the film and learn more about how to host your own screening, visit The Quest for Sleep website.

Be sure to follow the film on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter!

The Quest for Sleep is developed in association with Idorsia US.

©2022 Idorsia Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. US-IDS-00448 05/22

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