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  • NR
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 25 min
  • 4.0  (9,034)
  • 24

Lines is a dramatic film that follows a young man named Ray who is struggling to make his way in life. Ray, played by Nathan Phillips, has a deep passion for art and dreams of one day becoming a successful painter. However, his life is complicated by his broken relationships and his addiction to drugs and alcohol. The story begins with Ray taking a job at a tattoo parlor where he meets and falls for a beautiful musician named Lana, played by Nadia Bjorlin. Lana is also struggling to find success in her career and is haunted by her past. Despite their struggles, Ray and Lana form a strong connection and begin to support each other and their dreams.

As Ray begins to gain success in his artwork, he is introduced to a wealthy art dealer named Omar, played by Eddie Griffin. Omar becomes Ray's mentor and offers him the chance to showcase his art at a prestigious gallery opening. However, as Ray becomes more and more involved with the art scene and begins to gain success, he is forced to confront the reality of his addiction and the impact it has on his relationships and his future.

Throughout the film, Ray grapples with the weight of his past and the uncertain future of his dreams. He is torn between his love for Lana and his need for success in the art world. Meanwhile, Lana's own struggles threaten to push her further away from Ray just as he needs her most.

Lines is a slow-burning drama with powerful performances from its cast. Nathan Phillips delivers a nuanced and heartfelt portrayal of a man struggling to find his place in the world. Nadia Bjorlin has a captivating presence on screen as Lana and brings depth and complexity to her character. Eddie Griffin offers a compelling and complex portrayal of a successful businessman with his own set of demons.

The film is visually stunning with beautiful cinematography that captures the gritty backdrop of Los Angeles as well as the beauty of Ray's artwork. The soundtrack is also a standout feature, featuring original music from up and coming musicians that reflect the themes and emotions of the film.

Overall, Lines is a powerful and emotionally resonant film that explores the complexities of love, addiction, and the pursuit of one's dreams. While it can be a difficult watch at times, it offers a deeply human story that stays with audiences long after the credits roll.

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