The Forty-Year-Old Version is coming to Netflix, and trust us, this Sundance winner is worth watching. Filmmaker and actress Radha Blank makes her feature film directorial debut in this inspiring story of self-discovery and those unforeseen obstacles that lead us to our truest selves.
With this gem, it’s all about following the music that comes from within.
IndieWire‘s chief critic Eric Kohn reviewed the film and said it was a “smart and funny crowdpleaser with purpose,” adding that Blank was “channeling a fresh new voice.”
So let’s get ready for The Forty-Year-Old Version.
The Forty-Year-Old Version release date
This award-winning film is streamable on Netflix starting October 9.
The Forty-Year-Old Version cast
Sundance winner for a Directing Award in 2020, Blank also stars alongside Reed Birney in the movie. The cast is then made up of other very talented newcomers, including Peter Kim, Oswin Benjamin, Imani Lewis, and Haskiri Velazquez.
The Forty-Year-Old Version synopsis
Shot in black and white and set in New York City, Netflix describes the plot as:
Radha is a down-on-her-luck NY playwright, who is desperate for a breakthrough before 40. Reinventing herself as rapper RadhaMUSPrime, she vacillates between the worlds of Hip Hop and theater in order to find her true voice.
If you need any more incentive to check out this movie, it’s currently got an impressive 95% on Rotten Tomatoes!
The Forty-Year-Old Version trailer
Want to know more? Watch the stunning trailer below.
Don’t miss out on this awesome title coming to Netflix!