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Dennis Sallas Dennis Sallas
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6 years, 6 months ago at Jun 3 23:19
"Yksinkertainen mutta vallankumouksellinen independent-elokuvan maihinnousu, joka vielä tänäkin päivänä tuntuu uudelta ja tuoreelta improvisoivien näyttelijöiden ja tylyn kuvaustyylinsä vuoksi."
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John Cassavetes’s directorial debut revolves around a romance in New York City between Lelia (Lelia Goldoni), a light- skinned black woman, and Tony (Anthony Ray), a white man. The relationship is put in jeopardy when Tony meets Lelia’s darker-skinned jazz singer brother, Hugh (Hugh Hurd), and discovers that her racial heritage is not what he thought it was. Shot on location in Manhattan with a mostly nonprofessional cast and crew, Shadows is a penetrating work that is widely considered the forerunner of the American independent film movement.
Release date: 14 October 1960
UPC: 013023002999
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