IFC Films Will Distribute Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me

IFC Films, according to Variety, has acquired the distribution rights for Mike Birbiglia's comedy "Sleepwalk With Me," which is based on the standup comic's Off-Broadway production of the same name.

Mike Birbiglia
Mike Birbiglia

The film, which co-stars Birbiglia and Lauren Ambrose, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and subsequently won the audience award in the Next category.

Birbiglia directed the comedy; he penned the script with Joe Birbiglia, Seth Barrish and Ira Glass; the latter produced with Jacob Jaffke. Brian Bedol is the executive producer.

The independent film, according to the industry paper, "follows the day-to-day indecisions and nocturnal perambulations of a commitment-phobic New Yorker."

Sleepwalk With Me, the acclaimed comedy penned by and starring Mike Birbiglia, ended its much-extended run at the Bleecker Street Theater June 7, 2009.