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Keep the Lights On chronicles the emotionally and sexually charged journey through the love, friendship, and addiction of two men in New York City. Documentary filmmaker, Erik (acclaimed Danish actor Thure Lindhardt in his first leading role in a U.S. film), and closeted lawyer, Paul (Zachary Booth, Damages) meet through a casual encounter, but they find a deeper connection and become a couple. Individually and together, they are risk takers—compulsive, and fueled by drugs and sex. In an almost decade-long relationship defined by highs, lows, and dysfunctional patterns, Erik struggles to negotiate his own boundaries and dignity while being true to himself.

  • Release date:September 7, 2012

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards Ira Sachs Best Director 2012 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Ira Sachs Best Screenplay 2012 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Thure Lindhardt Best Male Lead 2012 Nominee

Crew

Ira Sachs
Director
Ira Sachs
Producer
Ira Sachs
Screenwriter
Mauricio Zacharias
Screenwriter
Thimios Bakatakis
Cinematographer
Susan Jacobs
Musical Direction/Supervision
Arthur Russell
Composer (Music Score)
Affonso Goncalves
Editor
Iddo Patt
Associate Producer
Jay Van Hoy
Executive Producer
Jawal Nga
Executive Producer
Lars Knudsen
Executive Producer
Mariusz Glabinski
Sound/Sound Designer
Urs Hirschbiegel
First Assistant Director
Dominick Tavella
Re-Recording Mixer
Veronica Lupu
Script Supervisor
Suzana Peric
Music Editor
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