Fast Color

Release Date: April 19th, 2019

PG-13 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Hunted by mysterious forces, a young woman who has supernatural abilities must go on the run when her powers are discovered. With nowhere else to go, she flees back to her family and the farmhouse she abandoned long ago. There, while being pursued by the local sheriff, she begins to mend the broken relationships with her mother and daughter and learns that the power she needed was inside her all along.

Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney, David Strathairn, Christopher Denham, Hannah Kauffmann, Avery Akerson, Levi Martinez

Director: Julia Hart

Genres: Science fiction , Drama , Thriller

Production Co: LD Entertainment, Lionsgate, Original Headquarters

Keywords: Growing up, Daughter, Mother, Brooding, 2010s, Quest, Love, Rescue, Car, Transformation, Spirited

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Hart has fashioned a tale of matriarchal inheritance, but one whose fierce message is undercut rather than deepened by its child's-book clarity. The intriguing setup receives underpowered execution, the intended jolts landing all too softly. show more

  • 88
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times

    Working with an economical running time of 100 minutes and a relatively modest budget, Hart infuses Fast Color with genuinely moving drama, an engrossing, supernatural-sci-fi mystery and some pretty darn impressive special effects. show more

  • 85
    Monica CastilloTheWrap

    When all the puzzle-like pieces come together, the movie’s characters, story, score and emotions soar. The pace of that progress may feel slow, but things never get too quiet. It’s a movie with a racing pulse, and you can feel its heart in every frame. show more

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