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 The film written and directed by George Gallo, inspired by the true events of Gallo's young journey to become an artist.

Local Color

Written & Directed by: George Gallo

Starring: Academy Award nominated Armin Mueller-Stahl, Trevor Morgan, Samantha Mathis, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated Ray Liotta, Academy Award nominated Charles Durning, Golden Globe and Emmy nominated Ron Perlman, Academy Award nominated Diana Scarwid, Julie Lott



A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic painter who has turned his back on not only art but life. The two form what appears to be at first a tenuous relationship. The kid wants to learn all the secrets the master has locked away inside his head and heart. Time has not been kind to the old master. His life appears pointless to him until the kid rekindles his interest in his work and ultimately gives him the will to live. Together, they give one another a priceless gift. The kid learns to see the world through the master's eyes. And the master learns to see life through the eyes of innocence again. This story is based on a real life experience.

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