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Romance Drama Rated: 7+ (PG)19591h 27mOn: HBO MAX The Criterion Channel Kanopy Tags: Doctor Country: America

John Cassavetes’s directorial debut revolves around a romance in New York City between Lelia, a light- skinned black woman, and Tony, a white man. The relationship is put in jeopardy when Tony meets Lelia’s darker-skinned jazz singer brother, Hugh, and discovers that her racial heritage is not what he thought it was. Shot on location in Manhattan with a mostly nonprofessional cast and crew, Shadows is a penetrating work that is widely considered the forerunner of the American independent film movement.Shadows featuring Ben Carruthers and Lelia Goldoni is streaming with subscription on HBO MAX, streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and 3 others. It's a drama and romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (10,701 votes).

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Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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#9,177 Ranked Movie

#604 Ranked in Music Movies

#618 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

#2281 Ranked in Romance Movies

Shadows has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (10,701 votes). The movie is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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