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Her “Lincoln” snooze was about 10 minutes. “I planned to sleep through `Zero Dark Thirty’ but was surprisingly engaged,” Cooper said.

Historically speaking, she slept through “Eleni,” a 1985 adaptation of a memoir by journalist Nicholas Gage, looking back on the Civil War in Greece and a mystery over his mother’s death.

And there’s this: “I was in the front row for `Apocalypse Now,’” Cooper said. “The only way to survive that was to close my eyes and sleep.”

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