The 40-Year-Old Version
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|The 40-Year-Old Version|
|Directed by||Radha Blank|
|Written by||Radha Blank|
|Music by||Guy C. Routte|
|Edited by||Robert Grigsby Wilson|
- Radha Blank as Radha
- Peter Kim as Archie
- Oswin Benjamin as D
- Imani Lewis as Elaine
- Haskiri Velazquez as Rosa
- Antonio Ortiz as Waldo
- TJ Atoms as Kamal
- Jacob Ming-Trent as Lamont
- Stacey Sargeant as Stacey
- William Oliver Watkins as Marcus
- Meghan O'Neill as Jaime
- André Ward as Forrest
- Welker White as Julie
- Reed Birney as J. Whitman
In August 2019, it was announced Radha Blank, Peter Kim and Oswin Benjamin had joined the cast of the film, with Blank directing from a screenplay she wrote and Lena Waithe producing. The title is a play on the 2005 comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin.
On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 98% based on 84 reviews, with an average rating of 7.99/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "The Forty-Year-Old Version opens a compelling window into the ebbs and flows of the artist's life—and announces writer-director-star Radha Blank as a major filmmaking talent with her feature debut." Metacritic assigned the film a weighted average score of 80 out of 100, based on 27 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".
|Award||Date of ceremony||Category||Recipient(s)||Result||Ref.|
|Sundance Film Festival||February 1, 2020||U.S. Dramatic Competition Directing Award||Radha Blank||Won|||
|U.S. Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize||Nominated|
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