HISTORY OF THE PROJECT
For various reasons – mainly because the film was shot on super 16 – separately in b&w and color - the negative remained uncut.
In the beginning of April 2013, the new director’s rough cut of the movie Shades of Day was completed.
On April 19th, Shades of Day, New Director's rough Cut, 2013 had it's world premiere at the 15th International Festival of Detective Films in Moscow, Russia (detectivefest.ru/). The film became a winner of the festival, receiving a special award. In August 2013 the fine cut of the movie was completed and it has been successfully screened at the other international festivals. For more info –- please go to: vmpfilms.com/
We're pleased to announce that the new award-winning version will be available in autumn of 2015.
Enjoy the trailer and stay tuned!
STORY OF THE MOVIE
A suspenseful Hollywood fable based on Dostoevsky's classic novella "White Nights". The film introduces us to the enchanting Linda, whose life is centered around a planned reunion with her former lover Paul. Her plans change in remarkable ways as she encounters an extraordinary cast of characters, including a new lover and a pornography producer who's pursued by the Mafia.
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MORE ABOUT THE MOVIE
"Shades of Day" - is the first chapter of our Dostoevsky-LA Project ("Notes From The New World" is the second part). "Shades of Day" was selected by the Rutgers University's professor Gerard Pirog for his course in cinema along with the classic works by Bernardo Bertolucci, Akira Kurosawa, Robert Bresson, Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Joseph Von Sternberg... - shadesofday.com/critics.htm