The Color of Time

4.5
HD FSK 12 USA 2012 72 min
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German

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A poetic road trip through Pulitzer prize-winning CK Williams' life over the course of 40 years.

Director

Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky, Bruce Thierry Cheung, Tine Thomasen, Virginia Urreiztieta, Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo, Shruti Ganguly

Producer

James Franco, Vince Jolivette, Shruti Ganguly, Edward Bass, Miles Levy

Cast

Zach Braff, James Franco, Mila Kunis, Jessica Chastain, Henry Hopper, Bruce Campbell, Vince Jolivette

Writer

Edna Luise Biesold, Sarah-Violet Bliss, Gabrielle Demeestere, Alexis Gambis, Brooke Goldfinch, Shripriya Mahesh, Pamela Romanowsky, Bruce Thierry Cheung, Tine Thomasen, Virginia Urreiztieta, Omar Zúñiga Hidalgo, Shruti Ganguly

Music

Garth Neustadter, Daniel Wohl

Art Director

Bruce Thierry Cheung, Pedro Gómez Millán, Maki Takenouchi

Costume

Brenda Abbandandolo, Lauren Delaney George

Full description

The Color of Time is based on Pulitzer prize-winning poet CK Williams' collection of the same name. The film blends together adaptations of 11 of the poems to create a poetic road trip through CK William's life. The film takes us on a journey through several decades of American life from CK's childhood and adolescence in Detroit in the 1940s and 50s to the early 1980s: CK and his wife Catherine are married with their son Jed. CK prepares for a reading of 'Tar' in New York City, and spends his nights struggling to write new poems, haunted by memories of his past. As CK drives to his reading in New York City, he remembers central moments of his life: we come to experience and understand both his relationship to love and loss, and how he found his calling as a poet through the women in his life. The film takes us back and forth between past and present, punctuated by voice-over from CK Williams' poems, recreating the experience of memory and exploring how the fragments of one's man life ...

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