Laura Vahtre about THE SLEEPING BEAST

“Things could drop on our heads”

Kristjan and his friends, living in a grey Estonian hamlet, try to escape from summer boredom, hanging around playing in an abandoned old factory. Carried away by their fantasy and the gossip stories about the security guard on the terrain, they lure the old man into a trap. Despite its playful setting, THE SLEEPING BEAST story is rather dark and gritty, because of the children’s unscrupulous actions, and the oppressive power dynamics among them, agrees young actress Laura Vahtre.

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