The Forty-Year-Old Version
The Forty-Year-Old Version is a 2020 American comedy-drama film written, directed, and produced by Radha Blank, in her feature directorial debut. It stars Blank, Peter Kim, Oswin Benjamin, and Reed Birney.
|The Forty-Year-Old Version|
|Directed by||Radha Blank|
|Written by||Radha Blank|
|Screenplay by||Radha Blank|
|Edited by||Robert Grigsby Wilson|
|Music by||Guy C. Routte|
Loosely based on Blank's own life, the film sees her playing Radha, a playwright and teacher who turns to rapping when she finds herself nearing her 40th birthday.
It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2020, where Blank won the U.S Dramatic Competition Directing Award, and was released on October 9, 2020, by Netflix. It was named one of the ten best films of 2020 by the National Board of Review.