WHAT DO THESE TWO PICTURES HAVE IN COMMON?
Picture 1 (above – left)– Official announcement of Shades of Day screening by the Consulate General of Sweden at St. Petersburg, Russia’s Festival of Festivals, June 2014. (Never-before-seen video interviews with audience members are coming soon.)
Picture 2 (above – right)– Poster for the horror-romance Shades of Blood, an upcoming feature film by VM Productions.
Answer: Project Shades of Blood, currently in preparation (a movie & a book), is an offbeat, guaranteed-to-astonish reworking of Shades of Day.
SHADES OF DAY – THE STORY OF THE MOVIE
A suspenseful Hollywood fable based on Dostoyevsky’s classic novella White Nights. The film 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 pornography producer who’s pursued by the Mafia.
MORE ABOUT SHADES OF DAY
Shades of Day – is the first chapter of our Dostoevsky-LA Project (Notes From The New World is the second part). Shades of Day was selected by the Rutgers University’s professor Gerard Pirog for his course in cinema along with the classic works by Bernardo Bertolucci, Akira Kurosawa, Robert Bresson, Martin Scorsese, Paul Schrader, Joseph Von Sternberg…
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