On Disc

at Amazon

A story about two classmates - one smart and openly gay and the other school swimming star. They grow as friends and discover their attraction to each other. This story has been told many ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
12 wins. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Dream Boy (2008)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Chronicles the relationship between two gay teenagers in the rural south in the late '70s.

Director: James Bolton
Stars: Stephan Bender, Thomas Jay Ryan, Diana Scarwid
You'll Get Over It (TV Movie 2002)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

When Vincent finds himself a victim of outing in his high school, he must accept to live with the drastic changes it provokes, and redefine his relationships with his friends and family.

Director: Fabrice Cazeneuve
Stars: Julien Baumgartner, Julia Maraval, Jérémie Elkaïm
No Night Is Too Long (TV Movie 2002)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Young Tim Cornish's life has begun with great promise. Blessed with extraordinary good looks, Tim enjoyed much attention and cared little of broken hearts. At University he was a favored ... See full summary »

Director: Tom Shankland
Stars: Lee Williams, Marc Warren, Mikela Jay
Rock Haven (2007)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Brady (Sean Hoagland), who will shortly be going away to college, is a shy, introspective 18 year old, who moves to the coastal seaside town of Rock Haven with his overprotective, widowed ... See full summary »

Director: David Lewis
Stars: Sean Hoagland, Owen Alabado, Laura Jane Coles
The Man I Love (TV Movie 1997)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters' coming out with all its difficulties... See full summary »

Director: Stéphane Giusti
Stars: Jean-Michel Portal, Marcial Di Fonzo Bo, Mathilde Seigner
Monster Pies (2013)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Mike has felt alienated and alone for as long as he can remember, until a new boy arrives at his school - awakening feelings and a world of possibilities he'd never before dared to dream of.

Director: Lee Galea
Stars: Tristan Barr, Lucas Linehan, Rohana Hayes
Lucky Blue (2007)
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Olle, an introverted, well-mannered boy with an air of innocence and sincerity about him has been camping with his father at the same camping ground with several other people for years now.... See full summary »

Director: Håkon Liu
Stars: Tobias Bengtsson, Tom Lofterud, Britta Andersson
Sasha (2010)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sasha is a piano prodigy under pressure to gain admittance to a prestigious music school. What is really stressing Sasha is his emerging sexuality, plus his piano tutor is moving away, because Sasha is in love with him, and no one knows.

Director: Dennis Todorovic
Stars: Sasa Kekez, Predrag Bjelac, Ljubisa Gruicic
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A confident, out-of-the-closet gay teenager has the support of an eclectic range of friends while dealing with a homophobic bully during his first year at an international high school.

Director: Russell P. Marleau
Stars: Tad Hilgenbrink, Brett Chukerman, Aldevina Da Silva
Dorian Blues (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

High school senior Dorian begins a gay man's odyssey when he determines that he's gay and decides to come out. Chief among concerns is the reaction of his father, who has never liked him.

Director: Tennyson Bardwell
Stars: Michael McMillian, Lea Coco, Steve Fletcher
Get Real (1998)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A tenderly romantic coming-of-age story as two boys in a British school fall in love.

Director: Simon Shore
Stars: Ben Silverstone, Brad Gorton, Charlotte Brittain
Summer Storm (2004)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

A close friendship between two crew teammates is tested when one slowly discovers he's gay and attracted to the other.

Director: Marco Kreuzpaintner
Stars: Robert Stadlober, Kostja Ullmann, Miriam Morgenstern
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tye Olson ...
Danny Wheeler
Kyle Clare ...
Carter Melman
...
Andy
...
Miriam Wheeler
Jeffrey Lee Woods ...
Stephen Melman
...
Mr. Frank (as William C. Mitchell)
Ian Rhodes ...
Danny Wheeler (older)
...
Allan
...
The Principal
Brandon Lybrand ...
Henry
...
Coach Brown
...
...
Donnert
...
Perez
...
Swim Team Member
Edit

Storyline

A story about two classmates - one smart and openly gay and the other school swimming star. They grow as friends and discover their attraction to each other. This story has been told many times but the characters in this version are very endearing.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Only art can turn something painful into something beautiful See more »

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 November 2009 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Aquarela - As Cores de Uma Paixão  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$5,343 (USA) (26 March 2010)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

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.
See more »

Crazy Credits

In the end-credits cast list, Sherilyn Henderson is listed twice as a High School Student. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Wow, Beautiful.
8 December 2009 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

Boy, am I glad I was able to see this movie.

The movie is about a young gay artist haunted by a tragedy during high-school. I won't go very deep about the story, but basically he fell in love with another boy during high-school and it didn't go very well. And believe me, not by the most common reasons. The story is really beautiful. Not having many characters, you get to know the 2 main characters very well and on the "crucial" moments it really gets into your heart. Except for Carter's coach, this movie has fabulous, gorgeous, amazing acting. You see the expression of anger in Darrien's face, when's angry, the heart-felt tears, when he cries, and the sensitive smile when his with either his mother, his best-friend and of course, Carter.

Plot: 8/10 - The reason why they met (and why carter lives with Darrien for a few month) isn't very «believable» but a beautiful romance develops as the movie goes on and grows on you.

Acting: 9.5/10 - Excellent actors. Well done.

Flaws: You never get to understand what are Darrien's mother and carter's father to each other. The movie is not very clear in terms of time. It seems as if only a few days have passed during the whole movie, but almost one year passed. (I think)

Personal Desire: I wish they could have developed a little more the relationship between Darrien and his mother. They could have made some touching scenes, since they were both great actors.

I'm glad it's not underrated, but having only 17 votes.... I suppose... not many people have seen it? Well, those people don't know what they're missing.


34 of 42 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
WTF love scene k4man123
Australian or DVD release zalon556
Interesting glasses... inforlonghaul
Tye Olson (Danny) site inforlonghaul
Questions kenny020891
Danny and Carter kenny020891
Discuss Watercolors (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?