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Keep the Lights On

Not Yet Rated| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
Substance abuse and emotional and physical distance threaten the relationship between a gay filmmaker (Thure Lindhardt) and his longtime lover (Zachary Booth).

Cast: Thure Lindhardt , Zachary Booth , Julianne Nicholson , Paprika Steen , Souléymane Sy Savané , Maria Dizzia , Miguel del Toro , Sebastian La Cause

Director: Ira Sachs

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Music Box

Keep the Lights On (2012)

Release Date: September 7th, 2012|1 hr. 43 min.

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fan reviews ( 2 )
  • The film is at its best in the bedroom, not shying away from the sexual relationship, but not being graphic about it, either. There is great sex, clumsy sex, tender sex - and it's all crucial to the story. Such genuine intimacy, whether gay or straight, is virtually nonexistent in American cinema. It's enthralling to see it here. show more

  • A well-written, sensitively directed relationship drama. In most circumstances, that's all it would be - and that would be enough. But lead Thure Lindhardt pushes the picture into realms of such exposed intimacy, you almost feel like you're dating him yourself. show more

  • A stiff central performance diminishes its emotional impact, but the visually alluring film's sensuality and tenderness give it a lingering spell. show more

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  • June 03, 2013 ap00000000151402
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    oh look! another homoerotic movie, yay.....

  • October 07, 2012 Richard
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    The word is out!! Go See it.

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