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Danny Wheeler
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Carter Melman
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Stephen Melman
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Henry
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Donnert
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When a gifted, young artist (Danny) arrives at the opening of his first New York exhibition his erotic paintings trigger memories of his first love (Carter)... See full synopsis »

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15 November 2009 (Germany)  »

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Aquarela - As Cores de Uma Paixão  »

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$1,200,000 (estimated)

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$3,207 (USA) (22 January 2010)

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$5,343 (USA) (26 March 2010)
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The jigsaw piece Carter gave to Danny in the hospital scene has a different shape from the jigsaw piece Danny inserted as the last missing piece into Carters puzzle later. See more »

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Carter Melman: You don't know me! You don't know anything!
Danny Wheeler: Yeah, sure, I don't know anything. But at least I know how I feel.
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Sensitive portrayal of frustrated love
16 October 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

OK so this is not going to grab any Oscars but I thought it nonetheless a very credible view of romance between two young men at high school.

Gay art student Danny is forced to share a room at home with Carter, a hunky swimming major who lodges there during difficulties at his own home. Carter needs help with his literature classes and Danny provides it in exchange for life drawing modeling.

A love develops that is fully realized and expressed by Danny but utterly denied by Carter who cannot even bring himself to be seen at school with his lover. The results are examined with sensitive dialog and quite acceptable acting. The love making scene in the rain is a triumph of art direction that would make many heterosexual movies appear vulgar. Tye Olson is excellent as Danny. Well worth a try.


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