• Rainbow Time (2016)

Rainbow Time

Release Date: November 4th, 2016

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

Todd (Timm Sharp) grew up under the strange shadow of his older, mentally-challenged brother, Shonzi. As kids, Shonzi forced Todd to make action movies. As adults, Todd is pressured to share love life details, even showing Shonzi a sex tape he made with an old girlfriend to help him cope when family tragedy hits. When their dad suffers a heart attack, Shonzi, now 40, moves in with Todd and his new girlfriend. Shonzi wants desperately to be included in their relationship like old times.

Cast: Melanie Lynskey, Linas Phillips, Timm Sharp, Tobin Bell, Lauren Weedman, Artemis Pebdani, Jay Duplass, Reagan Yates

Director: Linas Phillips

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: The Orchard, Duplass Brothers, Lodger Films, Submarine Entertainment

Keywords: Emotional, Sacrifice, 2010s, Father, Hospital, Family, Girlfriend, Fascinating, Growing up, Cheeky, House, Love, Brother

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Unassuming but warm and thoroughly involving. show more

  • 50
    Wes GreeneSlant Magazine

    Linas Phillips's contrived sense of follow-through betrays the truthfulness of his initial characterizations. show more

  • 50
    Nick AllenRogerEbert.com

    Foiled by a weak imagination and clear limits to its awareness, Rainbow Time doesn’t become the strong feminist statement it ultimately wants to be. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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