Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights

Beyond the Lights

Filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood (The Secret Life of Bees) writes and directs this drama about a superstar singer (Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle), negatively impacted by fame to the point of becoming suicidal. But when she drops herself from a building, a young cop arrives in time to save her. From that moment, a relationship forms between the law-enforcer and the singer, helping her discover the artistry she thought she gave up.

2014Rating: M116 minsUSA
Drama
88%
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Variety

Variety

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A strange beast, a music-industry romance that alternates freely between wisdom and mawkishness...

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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Beneath the shiny surface of music-video imagery and true-loveisms lie some provocative ideas and deep truths about how people relate on a private level vs. a public one.

4.0
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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Gina Prince-Bythewood's entertaining music-biz melodrama is no less satisfying for the familiarity of its soapy trajectory.

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Variety

Variety

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A strange beast, a music-industry romance that alternates freely between wisdom and mawkishness...

0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Beneath the shiny surface of music-video imagery and true-loveisms lie some provocative ideas and deep truths about how people relate on a private level vs. a public one.

4.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Gina Prince-Bythewood's entertaining music-biz melodrama is no less satisfying for the familiarity of its soapy trajectory.

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