The Painting (2005)

The Painting (2005) movie poster
MPAA rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama
Starring: Charles Shaughnessy, Bumper Robinson, Clifton Davis, Stacey Dash, Ben Vereen, Heath Freeman, Debbie Allen, Josh Ackerman, Billy Moses, Shari Dyon Perry
Director: Joshua D Rose, Peter Manoogian
Running time: 1:35
Release: Opened Jan 28, 2005

Editorial Review

Having lost his mother in a car crash, the son of a wealthy art collector is raised in part by his father's trusted black driver. The film takes place in the 1950s and 60s, where the boy's exposure to different ways of life helps him develop into a young man who does not see race as a barrier between people. He falls in love with the driver's niece, but the couple soon discovers interracial romance a difficult prospect with the country divided over the civil right's movement and the Vietnam war.