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60 Ratings

Forty Shades of Blue

Directed by Ira Sachs
United States, 2005
Drama, Romance, Music


Alan James, a legend of Memphis music production, lives with Laura, a Russian beauty. He has a grown-up son, Michael, with whom he has a complicated relationship. When Michael returns home the initial hostility he radiates towards his father’s ‘girl’ develops into something much more.

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Forty Shades of Blue Directed by Ira Sachs

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2005 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Independent Spirit Awards

2006 | Nominee: Best Female Lead

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