Keep the Lights On
- 1h 41min
- Directed by: Ira Sachs
- Cast: Thure Lindhardt, Zachary Booth, Julianne Nicholson
- UK release: 2 November 2012
Erik (Lindhardt) is a Danish filmmaker in New York whose life changes when he meets closeted lawyer Paul (Booth). Thoughtful, tender film, reminiscent of Sirk or Fassbinder; perhaps too one-sided and self-absorbed, but Lindhardt is very persuasive as a man aching for romance but resisting commitment.
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Reviews & features
Keep the Lights On3 Oct 2012
A thoughtful, tender film that recalls Douglas Sirk and Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Keep the Lights On is personal in a way that harks backs to American independent cinema of an earlier era. Director Ira Sachs has transformed moments from his own life into a thoughtful, tender film that brings to mind the melodramas of Douglas Sirk and…
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Until now, Glasgay! has left film relatively alone, focusing more on a vibrant programme of theatre, visual arts and music. This year, however, they unveil a revitalised film strand in collaboration with Glasgow Film Theatre and Lock Up Your Daughters.
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