Growing up is hard enough without the added issue of accidentally ending up in a weirdo parallel universe that maybe — just maybe! — isn’t so far estranged from the real world as one would like to think. That’s the idea behind director Rosemary Myers’ stylish and super-fun feature debut, “Girl Asleep.” The Australian coming-of-age tale, set in the oh-so-swinging seventies, follows the charmingly awkward Greta Driscoll (Bethany Whitmore) as she makes the jump into adulthood, care of a very weird fifteenth birthday party. Greta’s life is weird enough — she recently switched schools and is being bullied, her best pal Elliott (Harrison Feldman) wants more and her parents are totally nuts — but things go totally topside when she slips into another dimension, care of a surprise birthday party with shocks to spare.
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