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When documentary filmmaker Erik Rothman (Thure Lindhardt) first meets Paul Lucy (Zachary Booth), he’s a bright and warm publishing lawyer. However, as the years pass and their relationship develops from one of occasional sex to one supposedly rooted in trust, Paul’s drug usage increases from mild stress relief to ripe addiction. Unwilling to lose hope that Paul’s habit will subside and he’ll return to the person he once was, Erik must find a way to love him regardless of his problems.

Keep the Lights On, written by Ira Sachs (who also directs) and Mauricio Zacharias, tells the harsh, yet poignant and truthful story of how two people are ravaged by addiction and how it forces them to reassess certain aspects of their lives and attitudes. Reinforced by the fact it’s based on Sachs’ own personal experience from a previous relationship, the film is remarkable in »

- Jamie Neish

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