Forty Shades of Blue
|Forty Shades of Blue|
|Directed by||Ira Sachs|
|Written by||Ira Sachs
Darren E. Burrows
|Release date(s)||January, 2005 (premiere at Sundance)
28 September 2005 (US, limited)
30 June 2006 (UK)
|Running time||108 min.|
Forty Shades of Blue is a 2005 independent film directed by Ira Sachs. It tells the story of Alan James (Rip Torn), an aging music producer who lives in Memphis, Tennessee with his much younger Russian girlfriend, Laura (Dina Korzun). Their life together is complicated by the presence of Alan's adult son Michael (Darren E. Burrows) from a previous marriage, who forces Laura to reflect on the nature of her impending marriage and her future prospects. The film was inspired by Satyajit Ray's Charulata (1964).
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