Joshua, a teenager with a drugged-out mother on the run, wanders into the affluent community of Carmel, California. After getting himself into trouble, the authorities try to track down his mother. But in the meantime, a successful artist/businessman offers to take in Joshua and let him have a chance at a good life. His motives are questionable considering his line of business and how he plans to use Joshua's artistic talents, but Joshua has met a girl and he's not sure if the money is worth selling off his morals.
Love by design, Friendship by paint, Death by brush
Did You Know?
This was Lauren Bacall
's final film before her death on August 12, 2014 at the age of 89. See more
When Everly Campbell and Bernie are in the basement talking about Joshua doing the forged painting a crew member wearing a headset is reflected in the glass cabinet behind the two men. See more
Ever think on how you got somewhere, or why? Well, my somewhere was an art town on the edge of the Pacific. The name of the place didn't matter much. I just knew I didn't belong.
Prelude To A Kiss
Written by Duke Ellington
, Irving Gordon
, and Irving Mills
Performed by Horace Silver
Published by Sony/ATV Harmony and EMI Mills Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Blue Note Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music See more