The Sleeping Dictionary

The Sleeping Dictionary Trailers

Original title The Sleeping Dictionary
Category Drama, Romance
UK Release Date
Production year 2003
Production Country
Directors Guy Jenkin
Cast Jessica Alba, Hugh Dancy, Emily Mortimer, Brenda Blethyn, Bob Hoskins, Christopher Ling Lee Ian


A young Englishman is dispatched to Sarawak to become part of the British colonial government. He encounters some unorthodox local traditions, and finds himself faced with tough decisions of the heart involving the beautiful Selima, the unwitting object of his affections.