7 user

Shades of Day (2006)

Not Rated | | Crime, Mystery, Romance | 2006 (USA)
2:06 | Trailer
"Shades of Day" is a suspenseful Hollywood fable based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novella "White Nights"(considered one of the greatest love stories ever written), but here transferred... See full summary »


Vitaly Sumin


Vitaly Sumin (creator), Vitaly Sumin | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Camilla Bergstrom Camilla Bergstrom ... Linda
Alexander Smith Alexander Smith ... Steven Prescott
Brian Paul Stuart Brian Paul Stuart ... Paul
Philippe Bergeron ... Gary
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mark Bowers Mark Bowers ... Executor
Joseph Cardinale Joseph Cardinale ... Sam -
Eugenia Cross Eugenia Cross ... Marsha
Brian J. Hinton Brian J. Hinton ... Thug
Ron Medeiros Ron Medeiros ... Thug
Sherry Morse Sherry Morse ... Grandma
Scott Peters Scott Peters ... Gregg Oxford
Shawn Petri Shawn Petri ... Thug
McKenzie Sacks McKenzie Sacks ... Cathy Oxford
Armando Santana Armando Santana ... Thug
Olivia Watson Olivia Watson ... Linda - Child


"Shades of Day" is a suspenseful Hollywood fable based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic novella "White Nights"(considered one of the greatest love stories ever written), but here transferred to modern day Los Angeles. It's the first part of our "Dostoevsky-L.A" project, which also will include "Crime and Punishment, LA" and "Idiot, L.A". The film crosses and re-crosses the thin line that separates tragedy from comedy. It 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 movie producer who is pursued by the Mafia. Written by Vitaly Sumin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Between Dreams and Reality there's a Bridge called Love


Crime | Mystery | Romance


Not Rated






Release Date:

2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Shades of Day: Director's Cut See more »

Filming Locations:

Altadena, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

VM Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs


| (Director's cut) (2013)
See full technical specs »

Did You Know?

Alternate Versions

New Director's Cut/Special Edition - 2013 See more »


Chorus. Wir setzen uns mit Tranen nieder
Matthaus Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Paul Goodwin - Conductor
BBC 1994
Courtesy of Cala Records, Inc.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Original, creative and exceptional movie
1 May 2015 | by kasia000See all my reviews

I have seen "Shades of day" in the private screening and the very first word that comes to my mind when I think about this film is Exceptional.

This movie has everything: love story, murderer, action, even… ghosts. ;) And everything in it is shown in a really original and creative way, that makes you wonder and gives a different perspective.

I think its strongest point are the characters, even after the end of the movie you don't forget them, but keep thinking about them. I've watched the movie more than once and, what was surprising to me, every time I watched it, I discovered something new about each person. Especially Linda - I hated her at first, but later, well, I started to understand her behavior and motives too. And "talking to the soul of the Universe" motive - I simply love it. :)

I wish I could watch more films like this one in cinemas in my country. IMO "Shades of Day" restores faith in good, intelligent cinematography, so you must see it!

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 7 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed