Local Color

Local Color

DVD - 2009
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In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives.

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firefly5
Sep 25, 2016

Excellent movie. Heart felt story about relationships.

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movie20
Apr 25, 2014

A nice touching story.
The swearing was maybe not needed.

kevfarley Dec 07, 2011

Wonderful exploration of creativity and generational relationships.Great cast.
Thoughtful and intelligent script ,.. AND a feel good ending.

This film makes an interesting pair when seen along side of "Looking for Palladin" , which is also about creativity and values , and their interaction in relationships between the young and old.

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swmcrssfan02
Aug 08, 2010

This movie is absolutely the most AMAZING movie I have ever seen. Pure quality.

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