- Summary: A world-renowned art collector's wife dies in a car crash, and the distraught midwestern magnate asks his trusted African-American driver to help him raise his son. The boy then grows up torn between the two men's very different worlds, and eventually falls in love with the driver's niece. The two young people face the tribulations of an interracial relationship against the backdrop of the '60s Civil Rights Movement and the war in Vietnam. [Castle Hill Productions] … Expand
- Director: Joshua D. Rose
- Genre(s): Drama, Romance
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The Painting is a sleekly crafted quilt of moldy racial insight and feel-good kumbaya-isms set against the backdrop of the civil rights era. The acting is competent, TV-movie-of-the-week quality (network, not cable), while every single character is a type you've seen a million times before.
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