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About the Movie
This electric drama follows child prodigy painter Declan Truss (Joseph Cross, “Milk”), who at the age of six becomes an art world marvel. By the time he’s seventeen, a chemical imbalance fueled by the tightrope of fame has led Declan to mental exhaustion. With a pushy mother and the pressures of an impending show bearing down upon him, Declan’s world opens up when he chances upon a group of rebellious freethinkers in Brooklyn. This coming-of-age drama features obsessive love, subversive art, and redemption. Starring Jessica Szohr (“Gossip Girl”) and Joey Lauren Adams (“Chasing Amy”). A FilmBuff Presentation.
awesome flick- loved the cinematography and performances. definitely gives you a taste of what the cool kids in brooklyn are up to, while having a great story to boot.
This film does a tremendous job of depicting the stress and struggles of a young art prodigy in New York City. With plenty of wit and interesting characters along for the ride, it is a thought-provoking and captivating story of the responsibilities of talent and the burdens of creativity.
I purchased Art Machine on a whim after reading about it online, and was very surprised by the depth of the story. I had never considered what might happen to those 5 year olds you see on the local news painting masterpiece after masterpiece. This movie tells their story. A story of childhood genus developing into adult rebellion. I was captivated.
Have been waiting for this forever!
Art Machine is not your average coming of age story because it's not about growing up but channeling the age you are. I highly recommend this film to anyone who's ever struggled to figure out who they wanted to be in this world -- which I'm guessing is pretty much all of us.