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Rainbow Time (2016)

Not Rated | | Comedy , Drama | 4 November 2016 (USA)
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A developmentally delayed 40 year old man named Shonzi is sent to live with his brother Todd. But when Shonzi develops a crush on Todd's new girlfriend Lindsay, he threatens to reveal past ... See full summary »

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Linas Phillips

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Linas Phillips

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Linas Phillips ... Shonzi
Melanie Lynskey ... Lindsay
Timm Sharp ... Todd
Davie-Blue ... Gretchen
Wil Gelin Wil Gelin ... Cat Caller #1
Oscar Camacho ... Cat Caller #2
Jesse Villacis Jesse Villacis ... Cat Caller #3
Tobin Bell ... Peter
Artemis Pebdani ... Justine
Chaz The Dog Chaz The Dog ... Pizza
Lolita The Dog Lolita The Dog ... Pizza
Lauren Weedman ... Nina
Reagan Yates ... Lilly
Austin Fryberger ... Jake
Ian Michaels ... Attorney
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A developmentally delayed 40 year old man named Shonzi is sent to live with his brother Todd. But when Shonzi develops a crush on Todd's new girlfriend Lindsay, he threatens to reveal past secrets that could ultimately tear the couple apart.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

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Trivia

Writer/director/star Linas Phillips also appeared in Eastbound & Down: Chapter 24 (2013) of Linas Phillips three years before the release of Rainbow Time (2016) in which he plays a character named Shawnsee, remarkably close to Shonzi. See more »

Goofs

At 30:28, it is visible that there is cotton in place of a needle in the IV set. See more »

Quotes

Shonzi: I'm a disappointment to you.
Peter: What? You're not a disappointment. You can be a pain in the ass sometimes, but you're not a disappointment. You are a good son. You took care of mom. You're taking care of me. You're my man.
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Soundtracks

Creeping Heart
Written by Andrew McAllister
Performed by Vanish Valley
Courtesy of Hard Bark Records, BMI
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Extremely underrated!
27 February 2018 | by kp-9mmSee all my reviews

I usually not big fan of "romantic comedies" and "slice of life" indie films. I'm also critical about films that use mentally challenged characters to gain sympathy from they audience. But this one did not do that, and it was great!

It's not perfect, but it is really awesome!


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