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The Shade

A Feature film by Raphaël Nadjari

Produced by Filmaker

Release in France : 01/03/2000

    Synopsis

    Alone in his apartment, Simon watches over his wife's body. Anna has just committed suicide. Beside himself, he remembers when they first met a year ago. Simon, fortyish, is a pawnbroker in New York's Spanish Harlem. He leads a strict, solitary life, obsessed with order and money. One day, Anna comes into his store to sell a few jewels. She's thirty-years-old, beautiful, enigmatic. She seems to have come from nowhere, and doesn't really know where to go. Simon is intrigued. He's touched by her beauty, her sadness. Anna returns to see him several times. One evening, he invites her to dinner, and abruptly asks her to marry him…

    Actors (4)

    Production and distribution (2)

    Executive Producer :

    Filmaker

    French distribution :

    Ad Vitam

    Full credits (9)

    Assistant Director :

    Fred Bellaïche

    Director of Photography :

    Laurent Brunet

    Press Attaché (film) :

    Michel Burstein

    Production Designers :

    Sean Foley, Caroline Hélain

    Costume designer :

    Sarah Holden

    Screenwriter :

    Raphaël Nadjari

    Sound Recordist :

    Griffin Richardson

    Editor :

    Tom Donahue

    Music Composer :

    John Surman

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Production language :

    English

    Production country :

    United States

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Majority French (United States)

    Production year :

    1999

    French release :

    01/03/2000

    Runtime :

    1 h 23 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    97.526

    Visa issue date :

    25/05/2000

    Approval :

    No

    Color type :

    Color