The 40-Year-Old Version (2020)

Director: Radha Blank

Writer(s): Radha Blank

Starring: Imani Lewis, Reed Birney, Welker White, Radha Blank, Haskiri Velazquez, Peter Kim, Peggy J. Scott, Jacob Ming-Trent, Antonio Ortiz, Michael Izquierdo, T.J. Atoms, Corwin C. Tuggles, Stacey Sargeant, Mina Joo, Oswin Benjamin, Andre Ward, Ashlee Brian, Meghan O’Neill, Frank DiLella, Julie Chateauvert, William Oliver Watkins, Dyme-A-Duzin, Tracy Wilder, Julius Caba, Nathaly Lopez, Samantha Browne-Walters, Doris McCarthy

Synopsis: Radha, a once-promising playwright, is barreling toward the stigma of being single and a struggling artist at the age of 40. Facing nonstop rejections from the theatre community while teaching a motley group of teens, she becomes creatively re-invigorated when she returns to rapping, her long-forgotten passion. When her play finally gets going, however, she puts recording a rap demo on the back burner and must navigate the awful tension of compromising her voice for career success. READ REVIEW

Release Date: October 9, 2020 (USA) | Length: 129 min | Genre: Comedy, Drama | MPAA Rating: Rated R for pervasive language, sexual content, some drug use and brief nudity.

Note: Premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2020.

 

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