The Color of Time
Taking its title from a volume of poetry by Pulitzer Prize winner C.K. Williams, this meditative cinematic tribute charts five decades in his colorful life and career, from his boyhood, adolescence and college days to his marriage and fatherhood.
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RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Color of Time is a dreamy, moody, non-linear, cinematic adaptation of the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C.K. Williams. The film was written and directed by a dozen New York University students, who cast their instructor -- actor James Franco -- as the poet-narrator. There's some drinking, smoking, and drug use (LSD), as well as a sex scene that leaves most of the encounter off screen (though there's some partial nudity) and brief swearing (including "f--k").
- Sexual Content
- One vignette centers around a vaguely seen sexual encounter. Partial nudity. Couples embrace and sometimes kiss.
- Not applicable
- Occasional profanity, including "f--k."
- Social Behavior
- The main character's varied experiences growing up help shape him into a poet.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Several scenes feature people smoking cigarettes or drinking at parties. One sequence centers on a character who appears to be taking LSD.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it