Keep the Lights On

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By on September 14, 2012

Category: Drama
All Genres: Drama
Release Year: 2012
Country: USA
Runtime: 101
Rating: 5.8 (1157)
Languages: English, Danish
Director: Ira Sachs
Sound: Dolby Digital

  • This Summer four boys become men.
  • Surf. Sun. Shagging.
  • Out of school. Out of the country. Out of their league.

  • Writing by: Ira Sachs – (written by) and
    Mauricio Zacharias – (written by)

    Produced by: Ali Betil – executive producer
    Marie Therese Guirgis – producer
    Adam Hohenberg – executive producer
    Lucas Joaquin – producer
    Lars Knudsen – executive producer
    Tory Lenosky – line producer
    Jawal Nga – executive producer
    Iddo Patt – associate producer
    Ira Sachs – producer
    Alex Scharfman – associate producer
    Jay Van Hoy – executive producer

    Cast: Thure Lindhardt – Erik Rothman
    Zachary Booth – Paul Lucy
    Marilyn Neimark – Herself
    Paprika Steen – Karen
    Sebastian La Cause – Russ
    Julianne Nicholson – Claire
    Sarah Hess – Katie
    Roberta Kirshbaum – Katie's Mom
    Jamie Petrone – Katie's Cousin
    Maria Dizzia – Vivian
    Stella Schnabel – Esther

    Music: Arthur Russell
    Official Website: Visit Website

    Plot: It's 1997 and New York City is in a state of intense flux when documentary filmmaker Erik Rothman (Thure Lindhardt) first meets Paul Lucy (Zachary Booth), a handsome but closeted lawyer in the publishing field. What begins as a highly charged first encounter soon becomes something much more, and a relationship quickly develops. As the two men start building a home and life together, each continues to privately battle their own compulsions and addictions. A film about sex, friendship, intimacy and most of all, love, Keep the Lights On takes an honest look at the nature of relationships in our times.

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