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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Thure Lindhardt
Zachary Booth
Julianne Nicholson
Souléymane Sy Savané
Directors
Ira Sachs
Screenwriters
Ira Sachs
Mauricio Zacharias
Running Time
102 minutes

Keep The Lights On
Sundance-acclaimed drama


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Keep The Lights On

Plot
Manhattan filmmaker Erik (Thure Lindhardt) and city lawyer Paul (Zachary Booth) fall into a messy, intense relationship equally fuelled and distorted by drugs, disappointments and the complexities of '90s city life.


Verdict
While not quite on a par with Andrew Haigh’s Weekend, this is still an undeniably powerful piece of filmmaking.


Reviewed by William Thomas

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