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Keep the Lights on

Keep the Lights on 18 rating

A filmmaker escapes the pain of a break-up through casual sex and meets a closeted lawyer in this deeply personal work from Ira Sachs.

Drama 2012 102 mins

Director: Ira Sachs

Overview

In 1998 a filmmaker escapes the pain of a break-up through casual sex and meets a closeted lawyer with a girlfriend. Despite the latter’s initial refusal to commit, the pair fall in love, but drug addiction threatens to tear the relationship apart. The film is a deeply personal work from Ira Sachs, who based the story on one of his past relationships.