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John Cassavetes / US, 1959 / 81 min.

Cassavetes’ directorial debut beautifully captures the electrifying, neurotic atmosphere of 1950s New York. Three young African Americans dive into New York’s nightlife, go to smoky night clubs and boozy beatnik parties, discover love, fight and try to find their place in the world.

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Director

John Cassavetes

Production year

1959

Country

US

Original title

Shadows

Length

81 min.

Language

English

Subtitles

NLD

Format

35mm

Part of

Black Light

Black Light highlights the representation of black identity in films, from 1920 to the present.

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Illustration Brian Elstak
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