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Shadows
ORIGINAL TITLE Shadows
YEAR
1959
RUNNING TIME
87 min. Watch Trailers/Videos
COUNTRY
DIRECTOR John Cassavetes
SCREENWRITER John Cassavetes
COMPOSER Charles Mingus
CINEMATOGRAPHER Erich Kollmar
CAST Lelia Goldoni, Ben Carruthers, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray, Rupert Crosse
STUDIO/PRODUCER Lion International
AWARDS 1960: Venice: Pasinetti Award (John Cassavetes).
1960: 4 nominaciones al BAFTA: Film from any Source, UN Award, Newcomer (x2).
GENRE Drama | Independent Film (USA)
SYNOPSIS/PLOT Benny's a hipster, moving in and out of Manhattan's beat scene, aimless, maybe close to trouble. His sister Lelia, who looks less African-American than White, is vulnerable and about to fall in love. Hugh, their older brother, is a struggling singer whose agent, Rupert, may be the only person with faith in his talent. The story moves back and forth, like jazz, among the three of them and what seems at first to be separate lives. Lelia meets Tony, and lets herself hope this is true love. Then he meets Hugh and prejudice gives Tony an excuse to cut and run. Can family and friendship bring solace for her hurt, purpose for Benny, and belief in Hugh? Is life more than shadows?
 
 
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