Fast Color
Gugu Mbatha-Raw and David Strathairn


Overview - In a dystopian future, a young woman named Ruth (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) abandons her daughter Lila and goes on the run to hide her seismic superhuman abilities. After a devastating eight-year drought, she returns home to her judgmental mother Bo (Lorraine Toussaint) and a daughter who doesn't know her (Saniyya Sidney) but who has inherited similar powers. The two work together to harness their abilities and evade capture by Ruth's pursuers. Directed by Julia Hart.

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Overview

In a dystopian future, a young woman named Ruth (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) abandons her daughter Lila and goes on the run to hide her seismic superhuman abilities. After a devastating eight-year drought, she returns home to her judgmental mother Bo (Lorraine Toussaint) and a daughter who doesn't know her (Saniyya Sidney) but who has inherited similar powers. The two work together to harness their abilities and evade capture by Ruth's pursuers. Directed by Julia Hart.

Main Cast & Crew

Julia Hart - Director
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
David Strathairn
Lorraine Toussaint
Christopher Denham
Saniyya Sidney
Tasos Hernandez
Sylvie Grontis Hagan
Jermaine Washington
Levi Dylan
Michael E. Stogner

 
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  • Format: DVD
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 031398302568
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG-13 (MPAA) (a scene of violence and brief strong language)
  • Release Date: July 2019

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Movies > Action/Adventure

Related Keywords:
Psychic Forces
Science-Fiction
Superheroes
Thriller
On-The-Run
Rescue
Supernatural
Melodrama
Family Life
Kidnapping

 
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Reviews:
"FAST COLOR is stripped down to basics, with just a handful of characters, as it melds various genre tropes into a quiet dystopian tale with touches of sci-fi magic." - 02/25/2019 Hollywood Reporter


"FAST COLOR stars Gugu Mbatha-Raw as a woman who can literally rattle the earth with her pain. Her kinetically super-powered Ruth is an addict on the run from the government..." - 03/12/2019 Variety


"Mbatha-Raw’s spare, vulnerable performance ensures that the character’s personal journey captivatingly comes together." - 04/15/2019 A.V. Club


3 stars out of 4 -- "[A]mbitious, including dystopian-sci-fi elements, and held together by two very strong performances from Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Lorraine Toussaint." - 04/19/2019 RogerEbert.com


3 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he tightly-focused origin story of Ruth, played with ferocity and feeling by Gugu Mbatha-Raw, is still one hell of a heroic odyssey." - 04/16/2019 Rolling Stone


"FAST COLOR is many things -- a dreamlike dystopian drama; a warm celebration of family and female power; a teasing hint of superhero-origin story..." - 04/18/2019 New York Times


"In this wholly original take on the superhero genre, Gugu Mbatha-Raw is magnetic as a former drug addict on the run from those trying to study her remarkable abilities..." - 06/27/2019 USA Today

 
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