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The Shade


The first film of New York-based French director [[Performer~P270462~Raphael Nadjari~raphaelnadjari]] is an adaptation of Dostoyevsky's The Gentle Creature, which had also inspired [[Feature~V92798~Une Femme douce~agentlewoman]] of [[Performer~P82952~Robert Bresson~robertbresson]]. The Shade is a drama about a mysterious woman and a pawnbroker who meet in New York. The film begins with Simon, who is alone in his apartment with the corpse of his wife, Anna, who has just committed suicide. In his grief, he...more